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Same Sides and Let's Talk About It videos

This 50-minute program includes an introduction to the nanoscale science, conversation time for the participants and 2 ten-minute plays that stimulate conversation about the impact the field of nanoscale science may have on our lives. It also gets the audience...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Treating Tumors with Gold

"Treating Tumors with Gold" presents promising research being conducted at Rice University in Texas. Through videos and demonstrations, the program considers the following questions: What is a tumor and what causes it to spread? What is a gold nanoshell and...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Intro to Nanomedicine video

What is Nanomedicine? This is the introductory component for the Nanomedicine exhibit package; but the video on it's own is also an informative stand-alone media piece for other uses. The structure includes a text panel and a narrated-and-captioned 2.5 minute...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Nanomedicine Explorer Kiosk exhibit

The Nanomedicine Explorer is an interactive, updateable multimedia kiosk and media package, that is also available as a component of the Nanomedicine Exhibition. Visitors can explore a variety of topics and specific research areas in cancer nanomedicine through vivid animations...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Biobarcodes: Antibodies and nanosensors

This cart demo is about Biobarcodes, a nanomedical technology that allows for massively parallel testing for disease diagnosis. Visitors learn about antibodies, how each antibody binds to a unique protein, and how biobarcoding uses nanoparticles, antibodies, DNA and magnetism to...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Battling Cancer with Nanotechnology Video

"Battling Cancer with Nanotechnology" is a 6-minute video that shares the research of Mauro Ferrari, a leading pioneer in the field of cancer nanomedicine. A visionary optimist, Ferrari applied his mathematical physics and engineering skills to medicine and is determined...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Stealth Imaging with Iron Nanoparticles Video

"Stealth Imaging with Iron Nanoparticles" is an 5-minute video that tells the research story of Ralph Weissleder and Mukesh Harisinghani, who collaborated on the design of a clinical trial to determine if an injection of specially-designed iron-oxide nanoparticles could enhance...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Zapping Tumors with Gold Nanoshells Video

"Zapping Tumors with Gold Nanoshells" is a 9-minute video that tells the story of two Rice University researchers, physicist Naomi Halas and bioengineer Jennifer West, who came together and hatched an idea that could someday lead to relief for millions...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Nanomedicine Explorer Website and Videos

The Nanomedicine Explorer is an interactive, bilingual, multimedia program and website. Visitors can explore a variety of research areas in cancer nanomedicine through vivid animations and video story-telling up close with a diverse group of researchers. Interactive features include games...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Exploring Size - Ball Sorter

"Exploring Size - Ball Sorter" is a hands-on activity in which visitors use sieves with different-sized holes, to sort balls by size. They learn that researchers are developing new technologies that can sort nano-sized things, including filters with nano-sized holes.

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
Kit
NanoDays kit

Cognitive Enhancement Teen Role Play Forum

This forum plays on very real concerns and fears of students: academic performance and taking standardized tests. The crux of this forum is: if there was a supplement or embedded nanotechnology available to the public that will enhance your cognitive...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition

The NISE Network created the Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal? exhibition which has toured the Arkansas Discovery Network beginning in 2010. Copies of many of these exhibits were also previously on display at the Museum of Science, Boston and the Oregon...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Treating Tumors with Gold 2009 Formative Evaluation

This report evaluates the program entitled "Treating Tumors with Gold" by looking at visitor feedback in an attempt to assess the success with which the presentation was able to educate the public on a particular study using nanotechnology.

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Nanomedicine in Healthcare

This forum explores nanotechnology-enabled medical technologies and their potential to transform health care, while considering the societal, ethical, environmental and economic impacts of this emerging technology. This forum asks participants to consider and discuss two nanotechnology application scenarios and the...

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Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

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