NISE Network Blog

Vrylena Olney

How often do you think about whether your water will make you sick? I almost never do, but for many people, lack of access to clean drinking water is a huge problem. Frank Kusiak of the Lawrence Hall of Science...

Vrylena Olney

New nano looks at structures barely hundredths of visible wavelengths Haiku by Luke Donev of the Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, TX

Vrylena Olney

Nano sized silver? It’s antibacterial. And won’t turn you blue. By Leigha Horton of the Science Museum of Minnesota . Check out the NISE Net's Nanosilver: Breakthrough or Biohazard stage demonstration here or watch Alex Fiorentino presenting the program at...

Vrylena Olney

Itty-bitty gold, you hold profound potential. Stained glass is cool, too. By Leigha Horton of the Science Museum of Minnesota . Two NISE Net activities that touch on stained glass and/or gold nanoparticles: Nanoparticle Stained Glass (cart demo) Treating Tumors...

Vrylena Olney

I have a well - documented soft spot for nano-themed poetry, so I was excited to find this haiku on Haiku News , a blog that posts news headlines translated into haikus. This one is based on the Daily Mail...

Vrylena Olney

The legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability was signed into law on July 26th twenty years ago. The NISE Net has worked to create products that meet the needs of a diverse group of visitors, including people with...

Vrylena Olney

Surface to Volume new science with a nano Golden Ratio Haiku by Luke Donev of the Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, TX More information and activities related to surface area: Clark Miller's Real World Nano blog post, "Why...

Vrylena Olney

We're in the early planning stages for our Network-Wide Meeting, scheduled for October 26 - 28 in San Francisco, and we want to hear from you. We're planning a series of sessions focused on the ways that our partners are...

Vrylena Olney

The Kavli Prize recently announced their 2010 winners, and Don Eigler of IBM's Almaden Research Centre and Nadrian Seeman of New York University won in the nanoscience category. Eigler was the first person to move an individual atom in a...

Vrylena Olney

Our partners from the Materials Research Society passed the following message on to me-- they're looking for papers and presenters for an Educational Symposium at the Fall 2010 MRS Meeting. -VO This year the MRS 2010 Fall Meeting in Boston,...