The Daily Northwestern

New center for nanotechnology research, cancer treatment opens

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

May 7, 2017

Filed under Campus

The Ronald and JoAnne Willens Center for Nano Oncology opened in late April, according to a University news release. The center is located within the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern and is named in...

NU receives $5M for national nanoscale research

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, On Campus

Northwestern has received a $5 million five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to create a national resource for nanoscale research in collaboration with the University of Chicago, which will provide researchers access...

Northwestern nanotechnology institute receives $8.5 million grant for 4D printing

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

July 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The Northwestern International Institute for Nanotechnology received an $8.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense last month to develop four-dimensional printing technology. The grant, awarded by the DOD’s Multidisciplinary...

Northwestern researchers develop method to spot cancer early

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern scientists created a new tool that can detect cancer in its initial stages. The technology, called the NanoFlare, uses DNA nanoparticles that bind onto tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream. Using a genetic-based...