NISE Network Blog

Margaret Glass

Summer may be drawing to a close, but the NISE Network is already gearing up for NanoDays 2011. While the finishing touches are put on some new activities and kit contents, I’d like to share some of the feedback collected...

Larry Bell

Forty years ago the Crab Nebula changed my life and now nanotechnology is doing the same thing, not just for me but for many people in the NISE Net. Here's my story; share yours by leaving it in a comment...

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...