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K-State in the news today

The top stories mentioning Kansas State University. Download an Excel file (xls) with all of the day's news stories. 

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

*'Shrew'-d study: Arctic shrews, parasites indicate climate change effect on ecosystems
01/12/17 Science Daily
Andrew Hope, Kansas State University research assistant professor in the Division of Biology, and his colleagues across the U.S. have published "Shrews and Their Parasites: Small Species Indicate Big Changes" in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 2016 Arctic Report Card. The study indicates an expansion in the range of the forest-dwelling masked shrew in Alaska, while the range of its tundra neighbor to the north, the barren ground shrew, constricts and fragments whenever the climate warms.
 
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech From K-State Still Resonates Nearly 50 Years Later
01/13/17 KCUR
King would start his year at Kansas State University on Jan. 19, at a convocation in a jam-packed Ahearn Field House. King came away impressed and heartened by the students he met that day in Manhattan. But we didn’t know how impressed he was until decades later when hand-written notes about K-State were found in the suit jacket he was wearing the night he was shot. His words that cold morning in Manhattan are as meaningful today as they were 48 years ago.
 
*University Patents a Cost-Saving, Longer-Lasting Biodegradable Adhesive
01/12/17 Lab Manager Magazine
Kansas State University researchers have patented the first plant-based resin of its kind that would be ideal for re-adherable painters' tape, labels, packing tapes, stationery notes, and other adhesive uses. It also can provide shiny coatings.

 

Kansas State University on TV

KSNT (NBC) Topeka, KS

Susan Nelson, veterinarian and clinical associate professor at Kansas State University shares signs of heat exhaustion in animals, and how to protect them when outside during the dog days of summer.

KGAN-IOW (CBS)

Iowa City, IA

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Eugene Vasserman, on best practices for a secure password. 

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