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Northwestern University, Research, Nanotechnology, Chad Mirkin, Engineering, DNA, Nanoparticles, Lithography, optical materials

New Method Uses DNA, Gold Nanoparticles and Top-Down Lithography to Fabricate Optically Active Structures

Northwestern University researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind technique for creating entirely new classes of optical materials and devices that could lead to light bending and cloaking devices — news to make the ears of Star Trek’s Spock perk up.

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Detect Locally, Protect Globally

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Argonne’s Cyber Fed Model provides a community-based system for near-real-time dissemination of cyberthreat indicators, defensive measures, and tools to simplify use of this information. Once the system detects an attack, it rapidly repairs the local damage while also preventing its spread.

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Free Jazz Concert Series Comes to UIC

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A nationally known jazz publisher is sponsoring a free jazz concert series at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Endodontist, Annual Meeting, Denver, Dentistry, root canal

Discuss Endodontics’ Hottest Topics at Higher Elevation During AAE18

Registration is now open for AAE18, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, taking place April 25-28 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The world's largest education, exhibit and networking event for endodontists, AAE18 features a broad range of speakers, great variety of program formats and exciting special events.

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Northwestern University, Politics, Government, government shutdown

Potential Government Shutdown Unnecessary, Costly and Could Leave Children Without a Lifeline, Experts Say

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Northwestern University, Infrastructure, infrastructure reform, Politics

Celebrate Infrastructure Rehab, Not Just New Construction

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UIC Wins Mellon Grants to Fund Undergraduate Humanities Research, Latino Doctoral Studies

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The University of Illinois at Chicago has received two grants totaling nearly $1.9 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund undergraduate research in the humanities and doctoral candidates in Latino humanities studies.

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Photographer Adam Nadel Selected as Fermilab’s New Artist-in-Residence for 2018

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is pleased to announce that New York-based photographer Adam Nadel has been selected as the lab’s artist-in-residence for 2018.

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Fermilab Computing Partners with Argonne, Local Schools for Hour of Code

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As part of Computer Science Education Week on Dec. 4-10, Fermilab partnered with Argonne National Laboratory on an initiative to bring Hour of Code activities and coding role models to local schools. Fourteen employees from Fermilab, along with several from various Argonne organizations, visited area elementary, middle and high schools and spoke about their labs, their careers and coding in general.

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National Nutrition Month

For National Nutrition Month 2018, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone: ‘Go Further With Food’

Whether it's starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help reduce food loss and waste. For National Nutrition Month® 2018, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges everyone to “Go Further with Food.”







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