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Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Dorhout Apr 2018

Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Dorhout

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Table of Contents and a message from Vice President for Research Peter Dorhout for the Seek Magazine Spring 2018 issue.


2017 Fall - Seek - Full Issue (Pdf), News And Communications Services Oct 2017

2017 Fall - Seek - Full Issue (Pdf), News And Communications Services

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Fall 2017 issue of Seek


In A Different Light, News And Communications Services Oct 2017

In A Different Light, News And Communications Services

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Kansas State University’s Applied Aviation Research Center captured aerial photos of Manhattan, Kansas — including the university’s athletics complex — with a near-infrared camera in search of an invasive plant, bush honeysuckle.


The Past: A Collection's Roots, News And Communications Services Oct 2017

The Past: A Collection's Roots, News And Communications Services

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This 1892 photograph shows Mary “Minnie” Reed, one of the first women scientists to graduate from Kansas State Agricultural College in 1886.


Explain It: Path Of Totality, Chris Sorensen Oct 2017

Explain It: Path Of Totality, Chris Sorensen

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Chris Sorensen, university distinguished professor of physics, explains, in under 100 words, what a path of totality is and what happened during the Aug. 21 Great American Eclipse.


Engagement: Project 17 Revitalizing Southeast Kansas, Beth Bohn Oct 2017

Engagement: Project 17 Revitalizing Southeast Kansas, Beth Bohn

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Pervasive poverty. High unemployment. Lack of skilled workers. A deficit of civic leadership. The state’s poorest public health indicators. With these challenges and more facing a 17-county region in southeast Kansas, state lawmakers and community leaders and members have turned to Kansas State University for solutions. The result is an awardwinning economic development effort. Project 17 is an innovation-based economic development initiative spearheaded by K-State’s Advanced Manufacturing Institute.


Patent Focus: Growing A Multimillion Dollar Industry For The State Of Kansas, Tiffany Roney Oct 2017

Patent Focus: Growing A Multimillion Dollar Industry For The State Of Kansas, Tiffany Roney

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The years of 2016 and 2017 will go down as bin-busters for Kansas State University plant breeders. K-State normally produces one wheat variety every one or two years, but in 2016 andso far in 2017, K-State breeders have produced six new varieties of wheat. The breedersalso were productive with canola, soybeans and grass, putting out two canola varieties,one soybean variety and the first turfgrass variety in several years. According to K-State plant breeders and licensing experts, these 10 new varieties will generate millions of dollars for the state, the university and Kansas farmers.


Faculty Focus: Drawing--In Place, Sarah Caldwell Hancock Oct 2017

Faculty Focus: Drawing--In Place, Sarah Caldwell Hancock

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Art professor Erin Wiersma uses char from tallgrass burns and an intensely physical process to capture the prairie. Gaze at Flint Hills tallgrass prairie, and you may see scenic hills stretching under an open sky, a home to richly diverse wildlife, or an ancient sea floor. Erin Wiersma, associate professor of art at Kansas State University, sees a new way to draw and understand her adopted home.


Vantage Point: Sky's The Limit For Aerial-Obtained Data, Stephanie Jacques Oct 2017

Vantage Point: Sky's The Limit For Aerial-Obtained Data, Stephanie Jacques

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Looking at problems from a different angle can provide the perspective needed to find solutions. Kansas State University researchers are employing this strategy by using unmanned aircraft systems, or small UAS, to gather important data needed to address some of the world’s most pressing problems, including UAS safety, nuisance species and air composition.


The Curiosity Of Collections: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At What’S In The Drawers, Cabinets And Refrigerators Of K-State Collections And Why It’S Important, Jennifer Tidball Oct 2017

The Curiosity Of Collections: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At What’S In The Drawers, Cabinets And Refrigerators Of K-State Collections And Why It’S Important, Jennifer Tidball

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Collective treasures abound across Kansas State University’s Manhattan campus. From wheat seeds to colorful butterflies, to refrigerated fungi to wardrobes containing regal textiles from China's Ming dynasty; these are the collections at Kansas State University.


Communicating Science For Everyday Use, Jason Hackett Oct 2017

Communicating Science For Everyday Use, Jason Hackett

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For decades, farmers and ranchers learned best practices and better ways to raise their crops and livestock through printed publications and in-person gatherings called field days. Both methods were spearheaded by scientific experts from the university and delivered by extension agents. They were — and are — efficient and successful means of sharing knowledge. Whatever their individual choices, person-to-person contact remains at the center of their communication. The difference is in the delivery.


Feeding A Hungry World: How Kansas State University Is Improving Global Agricultural Production, Pat Melgares Oct 2017

Feeding A Hungry World: How Kansas State University Is Improving Global Agricultural Production, Pat Melgares

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Kansas State University is rising to the challenge through the Feed the Future program, the government’s global hunger and food security initiative that is funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development. The program seeks innovations that will help feed a hungry world.


Shorts, News And Communications Services Oct 2017

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  • K-State: Where economic engagement excels
  • Biologists find male, female live-bearing fish evolve differently
  • A discovery for the record books
  • Center for Sensory Analysis helping consumers ‘Fight Bac'
  • This network planted in safety
  • ‘X’cellent power: Physicists create ‘molecular black hole’ using ultra-intense X-ray pulses
  • Spice up your life — and your meats
  • Raising a stink: Corpse flower experience feast for the eyes, but a sock to the nose


Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Dorhout Oct 2017

Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Dorhout

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Table of Contents and an Introductory message from Vice President for Research Peter Dorhout for the Seek Magazine Fall 2017 issue.


2017 Spring - Seek - Full Issue (Pdf), News And Communications Services Apr 2017

2017 Spring - Seek - Full Issue (Pdf), News And Communications Services

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Spring 2017 issue of Seek


Earth Tones, News And Communications Services Apr 2017

Earth Tones, News And Communications Services

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Inspired by the Flint Hills eco-region of Kansas, “Mineral Strata” is a naturally dyed ahimsa — or peace — silk by Sherry Haar, professor of apparel and textiles at Kansas State University.


The Past: Range Rovers, News And Communications Services Apr 2017

The Past: Range Rovers, News And Communications Services

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Much of the 8,600-acre Konza Prairie Biological Station was at one time part of the Dewey Ranch, a working cattle operation.


Explain It: B Cell, Stephen K. Chapes Apr 2017

Explain It: B Cell, Stephen K. Chapes

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Stephen K. Chapes, professor of biology and interim director of the Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University, explains, in around 100 words, what a B cell is and its role in immune systems. Chapes’ lab wants to know how the genes and gene combinations used by a B cell to make antibodies change after vaccine administration.


Campus Focus: The Center Of It All, Julee Cobb Apr 2017

Campus Focus: The Center Of It All, Julee Cobb

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In the emerging industry of unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, Andi Meyer is determined to make the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus a go-to hub for the technology’s advancement.


Engagement: Center For The Advancement Of Entrepreneurship Helps Turn Ideas Into Business, Tiffany Roney Apr 2017

Engagement: Center For The Advancement Of Entrepreneurship Helps Turn Ideas Into Business, Tiffany Roney

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New businesses are popping up across Kansas with the help of Kansas State University’s Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship.


Udp Focus: Prasad's Work All About Feeding The Future, Beth Bohn Apr 2017

Udp Focus: Prasad's Work All About Feeding The Future, Beth Bohn

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P.V. Vara Prasad believes research goes beyond finding solutions to problems; it’s also about preparing the next generation of scholars and practitioners.


Research Scholar: 'Chocolate Pie Guy' Shows How Exercise Affects The Way Our Bodies Process High-Fat Meals, Tiffany Roney Apr 2017

Research Scholar: 'Chocolate Pie Guy' Shows How Exercise Affects The Way Our Bodies Process High-Fat Meals, Tiffany Roney

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Nutrition researcher Sam Emerson is gaining a slice of research fame by asking people to eat pie.


Undergraduate Research: Hands-On History, Taylor Manges Apr 2017

Undergraduate Research: Hands-On History, Taylor Manges

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The discoveries by undergraduate students at Kansas State University’s Chapman Center for Rural Studies keep coming.


Faculty Focus: The Dark Side Of Progress, Sarah Caldwell Hancock Apr 2017

Faculty Focus: The Dark Side Of Progress, Sarah Caldwell Hancock

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English professor Tim Dayton studies, creates archive of American World War I-era poetry.


Shorts, News And Communications Services Apr 2017

Shorts, News And Communications Services

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  • 2017 Research Showcase in Kansas City
  • Patented success: Easier way to make graphene
  • 'Shrew'-d finding on climate change
  • Worst cooks in America? Researcher finds celebrity chefs may be in running
  • Up-and-coming researchers: Placidus Amama, Melanie Derby, Emily McLaurin
  • A new look at the work of John Steuart Curry
  • Federal fellowships boost global food systems research
  • We've got your goat cheese better defined

  • Resisting Resistance, Pat Melgares Apr 2017

    Resisting Resistance, Pat Melgares

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    Scientists race to stay ahead of disease-causing microbes


    The Buzz Behind The Bite, Jennifer Tidball Apr 2017

    The Buzz Behind The Bite, Jennifer Tidball

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    How scientists tackle infectious diseases and the mosquitoes that spread them


    Home Of The Range, Stephanie Jacques Apr 2017

    Home Of The Range, Stephanie Jacques

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    Konza Prairie Biological Station works to conserve one of the most diminished ecosystems in North America.


    The Silicon Valley Of Biodefense, Jennifer Tidball, Beth Bohn Apr 2017

    The Silicon Valley Of Biodefense, Jennifer Tidball, Beth Bohn

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    K-State cements status at the forefront of biodefense


    Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Dorhout Apr 2017

    Table Of Contents And Introduction, Peter Dorhout

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    Table of Contents and an Introductory message from Vice President for Research Peter Dorhout for the Seek Magazine Spring 2017 issue.