K-State in the news today
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Thursday, August 5, 2021
Antibodies to Coronaviruses Discovered in Deer in the US
8/4/21 Pledge Times
“The risk of animals spreading SARS-CoV-2 to people is considered low,” the Department of Agriculture tells National Geographic. Still, the results may suggest that “a secondary reservoir of the new coronavirus has been established in wildlife in the US,” according to veterinarian Jüergen Richt, from Kansas State University (USA), cited by the magazine.
Using predatory bugs to keep hemp russet mites at bay
8/4/22 Hemp Industry Today
Predatory mites might work for controlling russet-mite outbreaks, but they can come with risks growers need to consider beyond matching their release to the correct temperature and humidity, said Raymond A. Cloyd, entomology professor at Kansas State University.
*KSU Researching Cancer Immunotherapy
A team at Kansas State University, led by Punit Prakash, associate professor in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been funded by the National Science Foundation to research monitoring of a cancerous tumor’s immune state in order to assess immunotherapy interventions that will drive more tumors to a favorable state.
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