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Nano Haiku: Societal Implications

By Vrylena Olney on March 27, 2009 | 0 comments

On societal implications, by Anders Liljeholm:

Tiny Particles
are the wave of the future
Or they'll kill us all.

Nano Haiku - April

By Vrylena Olney on March 27, 2009 | 0 comments

Margaret Glass

Raindrops roll and drop
from a hydrophobic leaf
leaving it clean


By Vrylena Olney on March 26, 2009 | 0 comments

If you're going to be tweeting NanoDays, use the #nanodays hashtag so we can follow your progress on twitter!

Thanks to Andrew Maynard of the Wilson Center for the suggestion! Andrew is speaking at the Lemelson Center (part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History) in DC on April 4th for NanoDays.

Professional Development Opportunities at MRS

By Vrylena Olney on March 25, 2009 | 0 comments

Attending the 2009 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting this April? Don't miss their three new professional development workshops:

Instructional Seminar -- Mastering Public Presentations
Monday April 13th
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Moscone West Convention Center
Room 2003 2nd Floor

Nano Jobs

By Vrylena Olney on March 24, 2009 | 0 comments

The University of Wisconsin – Madison MRSEC Interdisciplinary Education Group has two postdoctoral positions opening up this summer. One position will focus on informal and K-12 education and on their collaboration with the NISE Net. The second position will focus on undergraduate and graduate-level education and educational material development.

DragonflyTV Nano

By Vrylena Olney on March 24, 2009 | 0 comments

Jasmine and Melinda beneath a nasturtium leaf umbrella

DragonflyTV, the PBS science show for 'tweens, recently finished six new episodes of DragonflyTV Nano.

Dimensions Issue on Communicating Nano Available for Download

By Vrylena Olney on March 19, 2009 | 0 comments

The January/February 2008 issue of ASTC Dimensions is now available for download! The issue is all about communicating science at the nanoscale, and it features articles by a number of NISE Net members, including:

-Thoughtful decisions: The Evaluation of the NISE Net Forums by Larry Bell and Troy Livingston

Vote on your favorite nano video!

By Vrylena Olney on March 18, 2009 | 0 comments

The American Chemical Society is holding a video contest to answer the question, "What is 'nano'?" Check out the entries here and vote on your favorite!