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.
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.
The ecosystem engineer: Research looks at beavers' role in river restoration
When engineers restore rivers, one Kansas State University professor hopes they'll keep a smaller engineer in mind: the North American beaver.
Secret Santas: Anonymous generosity increases due to time of year, various motivations
A family gets a surprise phone call informing them that their holiday gifts on layaway have been paid for a by a stranger. A passerby discreetly slips $1,000 into a donation bucket among the $1 bills. Instances of anonymous ...
New research project offers insight into superstitious behavior
People who believe that fate and chance control their lives are more likely to be superstitious -- but when faced with death they are likely to abandon superstition altogether, according to a recent Kansas State University ...
When a blockbuster becomes lackluster: Not all movie-watching experiences are created equal
When you sit down to watch a new flick, whether you enjoy the movie may depend on the person sitting next to you, according to research from a Kansas State University professor. It's especially true if you are awkwardly watching ...