NISE Network Blog

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,...

Vrylena Olney

I love to see your Shining face. Please update your Contact info, thanks! by Karen Pollard , Science Museum of Minnesota Maybe when you first logged in you wrote a paragraph about your fascinating work, and included three ways to...

Clark Miller, Arizona State University

In 2002, two scientific leaders at the US National Science Foundation, Mihail Roco and William Bainbridge, edited a report entitled Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance . The report highlights nanotechnology for its ability to drive a convergence of technologies...

Clark Miller, Arizona State University

What would it mean if biological and non-biological systems were not just fully connectable but fully interchangeable? That’s one of the questions that nanotechnology poses for us. More than any other field of scientific inquiry, nanotechnology operates at the basic...

Vrylena Olney

Earth Day is April 22nd , and there are lots of potential Earth Day - nano ties. Here's a sample of resources, activities, and articles that might be relevant: → Energy (general) NISE Net Stage Presentation: Energy and Nanotechnology (be...

Vrylena Olney

We'll be at both the Materials Research Society's Meeting in San Francisco and the Association of Children's Museums Interactivity 2010 Annual Meeting in St. Paul, MN this spring. MRS - April 5 - 9 There are three different NISE Net-related...

Vrylena Olney

It's all- MRS -all-the-time around here lately (see here , here , and here )! Which is fine, because our partners at MRS are lovely. Also lovely: science education and outreach events at the MRS Spring Meeting ! There are...

Vrylena Olney

Last week I posted information about the small grants MRS and WGBH are offering to organize outreach events around the premiere of Making Stuff . Apparently, a lot of folks have had similar questions about the outreach events, so the...

Vrylena Olney

The NISE Net is sponsoring a bunch of professional development opportunities at the upcoming Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in San Francisco, April 5 - 9. Admission is included in meeting registration for all of these workshops, no additional registration...