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.
Rising temperatures can be hard on dogs
The "dog days of summer" are here, but don't let the phrase fool you. This hot time of year can be dangerous for your pup, says a Kansas State University veterinarian.
Research treats the fungus among us with nontoxic medicinal compound
A Kansas State University microbiologist has found a breakthrough herbal medicine treatment for a common human fungal pathogen that lives in almost 80 percent of people.
Diamond used to produce graphene quantum dots and nano-ribbons of controlled structure
Kansas State University researchers have come closer to solving an old challenge of producing graphene quantum dots of controlled shape and size at large densities, which could revolutionize electronics and optoelectronics.
Tannins in sorghum and benefits focus of genetic research
They might be called a blessing or a curse -- tannins, which are present in certain sorghums, contain health-promoting antioxidant properties, but also provide a bitter taste and decreased protein digestibility. To better ...
Study reveals early financial arguments are a predictor of divorce
Even the healthiest relationships include arguments, but the topic of the argument could predict risk of divorce, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Diversity keeps grasslands resilient to drought, climate change
For much of the year drought has been plaguing American grasslands. But a recent study found that grasses do not appear to be losing the turf war against climate when it comes to surviving with little precipitation.
Study finds surprising benefits about diary cow inflammation
Inflammation. The word typically has a negative connotation. Arthritis … infection … numerous maladies come to mind. But a Kansas State University researcher found that inflammation that occurs naturally in dairy cows ...
Rock stars: Geologists testing aquifer rocks as containers to permanently trap carbon dioxide
(Phys.org) -- Two Kansas State University geologists are part of a comprehensive statewide study on using rocks for long-term storage of carbon dioxide.
Crossing the gap: Civil engineers develop improved method for detecting, measuring bridge damage
A ratings system developed by a group of Kansas State University researchers could keep bridges safer and help prevent catastrophic collapses.
Start mosquito protection methods now, says veterinarian
Start thinking now about protecting yourself and your horse from West Nile virus, says a Kansas State University veterinarian.