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.
Researchers trap moths with plant-produced sex pheromone
A collaborative experiment involving a Kansas State University biochemist may mark the beginning of an effective, environmentally friendly plant-based method of insect control.
Engineer making rechargeable batteries with layered nanomaterials
(Phys.org)—A Kansas State University researcher is developing more efficient ways to save costs, time and energy when creating nanomaterials and lithium-ion batteries.
The economics of newly graduated veterinarians
Animals can teach us more about the human body than we might realize. Crack open New York Times bestseller "Zoobiquity," and you'll learn about a human cardiologist's experiences at the Los Angeles Zoo that allowed her to ...
Cool end to summer doesn't lead to early winter
(Phys.org) —Does a colder fall mean a harsher winter? A Kansas State University climatologist says not necessarily.
Patent awarded for genetics-based nanotechnology against mosquitoes, insect pests
Kansas State University researchers have developed a patented method of keeping mosquitoes and other insect pests at bay.
Nutrient protecting 'peanut brittle' for cattle receives patent
A U.S. patent has been issued for a Kansas State University-developed "peanut brittle" that ensures cows and other livestock eating it get their vitamins.
Research finds bedbugs can be killed with lower dosage of chemical
A recent change to bedbug fumigation will make it more cost-effective to get rid of the pests, thanks to research from Kansas State University.
Cancer prevalent in pets but treatable, says veterinarian
About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats age 10 years and older will develop cancer. Although it is very prevalent in these animals, a Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it ...
Strength in numbers: Physicists identify new quantum state allowing three -- but not two -- atoms to stick together
(Phys.org) -- A Kansas State University-led quantum mechanics study has discovered a new bound state in atoms that may help scientists better understand matter and its composition.
Study finds tungsten in aquifer groundwater controlled by pH, oxygen
Two Kansas geologists are helping shed new light on how tungsten metal is leached from the sediment surrounding aquifers into the groundwater. The findings may have implications for human health.