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1 min ago | Newswise

Rising Temperatures Can Be Hard on a Dog's Life

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.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WKOW-TV

Concerns over mosquito-borne virus in the U.S.

Researchers at Kansas State University say this virus is a considerable concern, and has the potential for an outbreak in the U.S. "People out there know how intense mosquito biting can be," Dr. Stephen Higgs, a Kansas State University Chikungunya researcher said.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MarketWatch

Bond strategy shields against rising interest rates

John Gerard Lewis manages the Stable High Yield model on Covestor , an online marketplace for investment management.

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Related Topix: Olathe, KS, University of Dallas, Rockhurst University

Infection Control Today

The Number of People Susceptible to Chikungunya is Increasing, Researcher Says

In just two weeks, the number of Americans infected with the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya has almost doubled and the virus has now been found in mosquitoes in the United States, something that is very concerning to a Kansas State University professor who is a leading researcher of the virus.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ag Professional

Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas

Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science

Ag Professional

Invasive weed increasingly taking hold in Kansas

Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather

Business Journal

Kansas State plans $150M facility for food, water research

The goal of a proposed new research facility is to make K-State the top university in the world for research on food issues.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Newswise

Business Ethics Professor Challenges Current Corporate Culture

MANHATTAN, Kansas - Society often benefits when tattling overcomes turning a blind eye, according to a Kansas State University business ethics professor.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Product Recalls

The Hartford Courant

Farm Credit East scholarship

Chelsea Kegler was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from Farm Credit East, an agricultural lending cooperative, to apply to her higher education.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Hays Daily News

University set to sell off dairy herd

The remaining dairy herd, located just west of the university's campus, will be sold at noon Friday at La Crosse Livestock.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Agriculture, Science, Ellis County, KS

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Milling Journal

K-State Researchers Contribute to Wheat Genome Map Work

Manhattan-Several Kansas State University researchers were essential in helping scientists assemble a draft of a genetic blueprint of bread wheat, also known as common wheat.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Freshnews

Assay Depot Partners with Kansas City Area Life Science Institute to...

Assay Depot Inc ., the pharmaceutical industry's leading marketplace for scientific services, today announced a partnership to build an academic Research Exchange for use by scientists at ten leading research hospitals, institutes, and universities in the Midwest.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri, University of Kansas, Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences

Science Daily

Philosopher uses game theory to understand how words, actions acquire meaning

Why does the word "dog" have meaning? If you say "dog" to a friend, why does your friend understand you? A philosopher aims to address these types of questions in his latest research, which focuses on long-standing philosophical questions about semantic meaning.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

RedOrbit

Ultrafast X-ray Laser Research Sheds New Light...

Image Caption: An artistic view of the electron transfer inside an iodomethane molecule.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, World News, Germany, Chemistry

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Watching Electrons Jump Between The Fragments Of Exploding Molecules

Ultra-short X-ray flashes have enabled scientists to watch electrons jumping between the fragments of exploding molecules.

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The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

The Tallgrass Chamber Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 210 Holliday in Osage City.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Osage City, KS, Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas, Manhattan, KS

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

EXCHANGE: Examining the economy of matrimony

"It's easy to ... say, 'OK, We want to get married; next we want to get a house,' and now we're continuing to do that and plan together for one day we'll want kids and we'll want to go on vacation," Crystle Mariani said, sitting on the couch in the home the two bought and moved into last month.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

The Capital-Journal

Fiesta's art show starts conversations about religion

Kansas State University graduate students Aubree Luebbe and Bethany Drees on Friday evening found themselves contemplating an abstract painting depicting the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Topeka, KS

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Flowers color attitudes, help spruce up yards

One of the things I love most about spring and summer is the amazing display of color in yards, in pots, on street corners and just about anywhere people can think of.

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Related Topix: Home, KS, Olathe, KS, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Beef Magazine

The New Green Jackets: Junior Angus Board of Directors

Twelve young men and women represent the Angus breed as the National Junior Angus Association Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Brandon, SD, Lead, SD, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University

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