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.
Ga ga for goo goo: Research explores the scientific basis for baby fever
We see it in the movies and on television when a character realizes they desperately want to have a child. Often it is connected with a ticking biological clock. Or we may experience it ourselves when we see baby toys and ...
Stopping foreclosure delay will bring housing improvement, study says
As housing prices in the United States continue to drop, a Kansas State University professor says the best way to help the market is to stop delaying foreclosures.
Assumptions can steer physical behavior
(PhysOrg.com) -- Higher expectations can be the prescription for more physical activity.
Kansas' population growth not all positive, sociologist says
Kansas will continue to see an increasingly aging population, rural-area population loss and diversity in highly concentrated areas, according to a Kansas State University population expert.
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.