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.
Research examines virus infection's differing effects on plants, insects
(PhysOrg.com) -- Tomato spotted wilt virus can be deadly for many important plants, but have little effect on the plants' small insect hosts. Research by a Kansas State University plant pathologist and two students is examining ...
Researchers patent enabling technology for spread-spectrum systems
If you've ever gotten the dreaded "network busy" message while trying to make a cell phone call, you've experienced the complication of sharing a single network with numerous other users.
To celebrate prairie landscapes, research says to take an aesthetic approach
A Kansas State University researcher and former park ranger is helping people take a new view of the prairie and see it as more than a seemingly empty landscape.
K-State's fast laser research and theory building on Einsten's work by timing electrons emissions
Ultrafast laser research at Kansas State University has allowed physicists to build on Nobel Prize-winning work in photo-electronics by none other than Albert Einstein.
Psychology Professor Says Love at First Sight More Likely Attraction at First Sight
If you're hoping that cupid's arrow finds you on Valentine's Day, don't expect it to be a case of "love at first sight," according to a Kansas State University psychology professor.
The path less traveled: Research is driving solutions to improve unpaved roads
A Kansas State University graduate student sees the unpaved road ahead, and it's filled with biomaterial.
The power of flowers: Research sprouts a closer look at sunflower genetics
A Kansas State University researcher's plant genetic work is rooted in the sunflower state.
Bugs and paperwork: How unlocking the genetic secret of insects could improve human health and welfare
It's difficult to find much unused table space in Michael Kanost's office. The university distinguished professor and head of the department of biochemistry has nearly all of it claimed by stacks of folders and papers containing ...
Economists suggest gold investments are risky
As the price of gold continues to rise and public uncertainty of the economy increases at a similar pace, many investors are turning to a traditional fail-safe: gold. However, it's a growing bubble that may be ready to burst, ...
Changes in weather patterns creating more severe storms
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Kansas State University climate expert attributes the increase in the number and severity of tornadoes and severe storms in 2011 to a change in weather patterns.