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May 2016 News  

Ecologists advise an increase in prescribed grassland burning to maintain ecosystem, livelihood
Three-year absence of fire is tipping point for the tallgrass prairie ecosystem.

Physical activity provides cognitive and emotional benefits in children
Physical activity builds connections between the body and the brain.

Kansas State University researchers find ways to reduce wasted food
Campus restaurant studies its food waste habits.

Abaxis gives another $250,000 to Kansas State University's Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases
The Center's mission is to combat vector-borne diseases with a focus on pathogenesis, surveillance and disease prevention.

Use dormant native range and supplements may improve cow herd efficiency
Kansas State University researcher's work would boost economic net returns.

Forest industry adds $2.1 billion to Kansas
Forester details findings from an economic analysis of the Kansas forest and wood industry.

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas beef industry provide assessment service for Kansas feedlots
Six veterinary students will be working with feedlots in Kansas.

Research shows tightening fiscal farm conditions
New ag lender survey sheds light on the impact of lower commodity prices

Left uncontrolled, weeds would cost billions in economic losses every year
Research indicates uncontrolled weeds would cut U.S. and Canadian corn and soybean yields by 50 percent, and cause $43B in losses.

Opportunity to work with NBAF, Kansas State University scientists lures New York company to Kansas
Orion Integrated Biosciences announces new office in Manhattan.

One critical gene in green algae responsible for multicellular evolution, understanding of cancer origin
Study in Nature Communication gives clues to how single cells develop into multicellular organisms.

Consumers' taste for beef varies by brand name, Kansas State University study finds
The brand name in the grocery stores makes a difference when beef hits the dinner plate.