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'Littlest' quark-gluon plasma revealed by physicists using Large Hadron Collider Researchers at the University of Kansas at the Large Hadron Collider have helped to produce quark-gluon plasma -- a state of matter thought to have existed right at the birth of the universe -- with fewer particles than previously thought possible.
EurekAlert! | 13 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Laughter, then love: Study explores why humor is important in romantic attraction Research from the University of Kansas found the when two strangers meet, the more times a man tries to be funny and the more a woman laughs at those attempts, the more likely the woman is interested in the man. When both laugh together, it's an even bett
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Hiring more minority teachers in schools gives fairer perception of discipline Black students in schools with more black teachers have more positive attitudes and higher perceptions of fairness in school discipline, according to a new study that includes a University of Kansas researcher.
EurekAlert! | Sep 2, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As wind-turbine farms expand, research shows they could offer diminishing returns Researchers from the University of Kansas found that a slowdown effect triggered by wind turbines is substantial for large wind farms and results in proportionally less renewable energy generated for each turbine versus the energy that would be generated
EurekAlert! | Aug 31, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Small piece of native prairie on University of Kansas campus to be restored LAWRENCE -- A group of students and teachers plan to restore a piece of native prairie thats been left untouched on the University of Kansas campus since 1932 to its former glory.The area, called Prairie Acre, is actually a one-third acre of native prairi
Topeka Capital-Journal | Aug 29, 2015 7:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Topeka, Kansas
Wozniak will be apple of KU's eye for a day Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, will speak Nov. 20 at the University of Kansas Lied Center, the Lawrence Journal-World reports. Wozniak will give the Anderson Chandler Lecture on Nov. 20, part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. His wife
bizjournals.com | Aug 28, 2015 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Kansas City, Missouri
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to speak at KU this fall Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, will give the annual Chandler lecture to University of Kansas School of Business this fall.Wozniak will speak at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 at the Lied Center at KU as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, according to a news rele
Topeka Capital-Journal | Aug 27, 2015 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Topeka, Kansas
KU Medical Center breaks ground on $75M education building The University of Kansas Medical Center will break ground Thursday on a $75 million Health Education Building at its Kansas City, Kan., campus, the Lawrence Journal-World reports. The new building will allow KU to train more students and incorporate new t
bizjournals.com | Aug 27, 2015 1:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Kansas City, Missouri
Judge: Former Lawrence officer not fired because of race A federal judge has ruled that a former Lawrence police officer involved in dismissing speeding tickets for a University of Kansas athletics employee was not fired because of his race.
KAKE.com | Aug 24, 2015 2:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Wichita, Kansas
Researcher documents gender, class bias in enforcement of quarantine law A University of Kansas researcher has documented examples of how quarantine of individuals infected with venereal diseases continued well after World War I and how these laws were generally enforced along lines of gender and class, especially punishing po
EurekAlert! | Aug 24, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend