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.
Ready-to-eat meat products contain few cancerous compounds: study
(PhysOrg.com) -- If given the choice between eating a hot dog or enjoying some rotisserie chicken, consider the hot dog.
Predicting political hotspots: Professors' global model forecasts civil unrest against governments
The forecast for predicting the next political hotspots could be much more accurate because of a model developed by two Kansas State University professors and a colleague in New York.
Consumer views on cloned products breed different results, study shows
Not all consumers share the same attitudes toward animal cloning, but the latest research from Sean Fox, Kansas State University professor of agricultural economics, shows that Americans may be more accepting of consuming ...
Marketing expert finds attachment to cellphones more about entertainment, less about communication
That panicked feeling we get when the family pet goes missing is the same when we misplace our mobile phone, says a Kansas State University marketing professor. Moreover, those feelings of loss and hopelessness without our ...
New adhesive earns patent, may find place in space
(PhysOrg.com) -- A recently patented adhesive made by Kansas State University researchers could become a staple in every astronaut's toolbox.
Small particle means big research for international physics project
As part of a global physics project, a team of Kansas State University physics researchers is starting small.
Study finds key tax break has adverse effect on homeownership, social welfare
The American dream of owning a home with a white picket fence may stay a dream for many, according to a recent study by a Kansas State University economist.
By improving pain treatment, therapy in dogs, research offers medical insight for humans
A Kansas State University professor's research improving post-surgery pain treatment and osteoarthritis therapy in dogs may help develop better ways to treat humans for various medical conditions.
Research channels powerful Kansas wind to keep electricity running
One of Kansas' most abundant natural resources may hold the key to preventing major power outages. A team of Kansas State University engineers is researching ways to use Kansas wind and other distributed energy sources to ...
National study explores the reaction and transport of tungsten in drinking water
A Kansas State University scientist is digging deep to solidify information about potential tungsten contamination in the nation's groundwater and aquifers.