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.
Cow moms favor daughters in milk production study
Sorry, boys. In the end, mothers favor daughters – at least when it comes to Holstein dairy cows and how much milk they produce for their offspring, according to a new study by Kansas State University and Harvard University ...
Alleviating pain in cattle suffering from lameness and following castration, dehorning
A U.S. patent was recently awarded for technology created by researchers at Kansas State University that improves the health and welfare of beef cattle and other ruminant animals suffering from lameness and following castration, ...
Battling bacteria: Research shows iron's importance in infection, suggests new therapies
(Phys.org)—A Kansas State University research team has resolved a 40-year-old debate on the role of iron acquisition in bacterial invasion of animal tissues.
Equine expert warns traveling livestock owners of vesicular stomatitis
(Medical Xpress)—A Kansas State University veterinarian is cautioning residents of Kansas and surrounding states about a highly contagious viral disease that affects horses and livestock—and can sometimes affect humans.
Engineers design spacesuit tools, biomedical sensors to keep astronauts healthy
Kansas State University researchers are improving astronauts' outerwear for outer space.
Lithium-based neutron detector named among Top 100 technologies of the year
Kansas State University engineers have developed a lithium-based neutron detector that is being recognized as one of the year's Top 100 newly developed technologies.
Researchers study holiday shopping behavior
Ready for the holiday shopping season? Chances are, you're conflicted about it. On one hand, you're excited to find the perfect gift for that special someone. On the other hand, you're terrified by the thought of spending ...
Research uses camelina to build better biofuel
A Kansas State University biochemist is improving biofuels with a promising crop: Camelina sativa. The research may help boost rural economies and provide farmers with a value-added product.
Engineers study how to improve high-speed rail ties against freezing
A Kansas State University-led research project is helping high-speed rail systems handle the stress of freezing and thawing weather conditions.
New test can diagnose emerging strains of canine parvovirus
A new test developed at the Kansas State University Diagnostic Laboratory is leading to earlier detection of a severe —- and potentially fatal—virus that affects dogs, especially puppies.