Kansas State University, (K-State) was founded in 1863. K-State has 60 academic departments in nine colleges. K-State has a student body of 23,500 in the undergraduate and graduate programs. K-State is noted for its Physics Department and the James R. MacDonald Laboratory for research in atomic, molecular and optical physics. Also, notable research institutes include, The Natural Gas Machinery Lab, TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Research Facility and S.M.A.R.T. Laboratory.
Going to the dogs: University's newest patent for improving canine health
Make no bones about it, a discovery by a Kansas State University research team could mean a longer and healthier life for man's best friend.
Purple sweet potato means increased amount of anti-cancer components
A Kansas State University researcher is studying the potential health benefits of a specially bred purple sweet potato because its dominant purple color results in an increased amount of anti-cancer components.
Study says therapeutics for trauma patients may not be effective due to an infection
A Kansas State University study aimed at alleviating intestinal damage in trauma patients digressed to an important finding that could affect medication given to the individuals.
Manganese concentrations higher in residential neighborhoods than industrial sites, varies by region
In residential neighborhoods near manufacturing industries, a breath of air may be more hazardous than refreshing depending on the location, finds a recent study involving a Kansas State University geologist.
New DNA sensors could identify cancer using graphene
Kansas State University engineers think the possibilities are deep for a very thin material.
Research shows black box could increase safety, efficiency of collegiate flight training
Flight operations quality assurance, or FOQA, the system contained in an aircraft's black box, could improve the safety of collegiate flight training programs in the future, according to research conducted by J.D. Swinney, ...
Research is ensuring stormwater systems are designed for the future
In a world of changing weather and rainfall patterns, engineers face challenges when designing stormwater management systems.
Atomic force microscope research could lead to better health care
Where biology, chemistry and physics intersect, a Kansas State University professor expects to find applications to improve human health.
A look at how the iPod has remixed the music industry, 10 years later
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ten years ago, a music device debuted. It was small enough to fit in a pocket, yet had enough space to hold hundreds of favorite tunes.
Findings about veracity of peripheral vision could lead to better robotic eyes (w/ Video)
Two Kansas State University psychology researchers have found that although central vision allows our eyes to discern the details of a scene, our peripheral vision is most important for telling us what type of scene we're ...