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Six million diabetic Americans have chronic, non-healing skin wounds
Spherical nucleic acids silence gene that interferes with wound healing EVANSTON, Ill. --- A new high-tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet, Northwestern University researchers report. Scientist and ...
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IIN Researcher Dr Teri Odom on the hot topic of GMOs and nano-driven innovation.
Nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize our world for the better in fields like energy, medicine and aerospace. As consumers, we all need to educate ourselves about nanoscience rather than fussing whenever we find "nano-" in our p...
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Save the Date - October 1, 2015

We're excited to announce the 2015 IIN Symposium lineup of world renowned nanoscale scientists:

- Sangeeta Bhatia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT))
- Joe DeSimone (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- William E. Moerner (Stanford University)
- Hanadi Sleiman (McGill University)
- Peidong Yang (UC Berkeley)
- The winner of the inaugural Kabiller Prize in NanoMedicine (to be announced at registration opening August 1)

Among our distinguished speakers, we have the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner, and the 2014 Lemelson-MIT Program winner! ‪#‎2015IINSymposium‬
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IIN Researchers have developed a robust new material, inspired by biological catalysts, that is extraordinarily effective at destroying toxic nerve agents that are a threat around the globe. First used 100 years ago during World War I, deadly chemical weapons continue to be a challenge to combat.
Material could be used one day to destroy stockpiles of deadly chemical weapons EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University scientists have developed a robust new material, inspired by biological catalysts, that is extraordinarily effective at destroying toxic nerve agents that are a threat ...
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We hosted local Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts this past Saturday for the 13th annual All Scout Nano Day!
The International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University hosted local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops this past Saturday at the 13th annual All Scout Nano Day. All Scout Nano Day is a popular annual event, impacting over 1,200 children and adults over the last 13 years.  ...
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We're excited to announce the establishment of the new Ronald and JoAnne Willens Center for Nano Oncology here at the IIN!

Thanks to the generosity of Ronald and JoAnne Willens, we will be able to use advances in nanotechnology to develop new cancer treatments.
Interdisciplinary research center to be named in honor of Ronald and JoAnne Willens EVANSTON, Ill. --- A new $10 million gift from Ronald and JoAnne Willens to Northwestern University’s International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) will establish an interdisciplinary research center that ...
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We partnered with the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago for NISENet NanoDays 2015 this past weekend!
Since 2009, over 2,500 people have been introduced to nanotechnology through the International Institute for Nanotechnology’s (IIN) partnership with the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago.
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Want a chance to hear the newly appointed President of the University of Science and Technology of China discuss surface molecular nanotechnology?

Dr. Li-Jun Wan will be presenting at an IIN Frontiers in Nanotechnology Seminar, titled "Surface Molecular Nanotechnology: From Single Molecules to Molecular Nanostructure" on June 3rd.

Additional details, including time and location, will be provided as they become available.
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One-atom-thick membrane is fast, selective and works at room temperature #Nanotechnology
Membrane could lead to fast-charging batteries for transportation EVANSTON, Ill. --- The honeycomb structure of pristine graphene is beautiful, but Northwestern University scientists, together with collaborators from five other institutions, have discovered that if the graphene naturally has a ...
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Dr. Keith Brown (Northwestern University) presenting a Frontiers in Nanotechnology Seminar - "Making Room at the Bottom With Scanning Probes"
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Join us next week for a Frontiers in #Nanotechnology Seminar featuring Dr. Daniel Appella (NIH) - "Nucleic Acid Detection and Multivalent Display on Synthetic PNA Backbones"
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International Institute for Nanotechnology - Advancing Nanotechnology Research and Education
Established in 2000, the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) at Northwestern University is an umbrella organization that currently represents and unites over $800 million in nanotechnology research, education, and supporting infrastructure.
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