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NIU Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society to host brown-bag talk

Martin Kocanda, visiting assistant professor in the NIU Department of Electrical Engineering, will talk at noon Thursday, Jan. 29, during a brown-bag talk in Room 354 of the Engineering Building. He will discuss “A Microscopical Analysis of Electrolytic Fractured Aluminum” at the

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Big fun in a tiny package: October STEM Café explores nanotechnology, making stuff smaller

Imagine a TV screen made of flexible material that you can roll up and put in your pocket. Picture tiny robots coursing through veins to target cancers without damaging healthy cells. This isn’t a remake of “The Fantastic Voyage,” it is the

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Chemistry’s Tao Xu receives CAREER grant worth $400K from National Science Foundation

NIU professor Tao Xu, who has developed a promising nanoscience research program in solar energy conversion, is now getting a big boost from the National Science Foundation. NSF awarded the chemistry and biochemistry professor with a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER)

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