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2021 News

NUANCE hosts Electron Microscopy Diffraction Workshop

December 9, 2021
A workshop on data collection and analysis at multiple length scales with presenters from NUANCE, GATAN, and OXFORD Instruments!
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Northwestern Hosts 2021 NNCI Conference!

November 18, 2021
NUANCE and SHyNE Resource host 6th Annual NNCI Conference!
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Field Museum Researchers Tour NUANCE

October 29, 2021
A team of researchers from Chicago's Field Museum Tour NUANCE
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EBL at NUANCE's NUFAB Facility!

October 22, 2021
A new state of the art Electron Beam Lithography system has found a home at NUANCE!
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Student Tours are Back!

October 15, 2021
"What's so special about Nanomaterials?" Tour
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NUANCE Fest 2021!

October 14, 2021
NUANCE Center celebrates in-person (mostly)!
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NUANCE Team fights COVID-19!

October 4, 2021
A team of NUANCE researchers have developed a rapid COVID antigen test that can have results in under 3 minutes!
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NUANCE Hosts Material Science Engineer, PhD Student Tour!

September 13, 2021
NUANCE Hosts our first in-person student tour since March 2020!
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From Tiny Teeth to 3D Printing!

June 7, 2021
EPIC Facility Manager Paul Smeets, PhD, was part of team of researchers that have, for the first time, discovered a rare mineral hidden inside the teeth of a chiton!
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More PEARL's Please!

June 3, 2021
NUANCE Team develop technique to pull phosphates out of the water!
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Eric W. Roth, NUANCEā€™s BioCryo EM Specialist, Co-Authors Publication in Nature Communications

April 30, 2021
Exciting research and cool images published in Nature Communications!
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NUANCE Hosts Virtual Tour for Prospective Students

April 7, 2021
Prospective Material Science and Engineering Students participate in tour of NUANCE Facilities over Zoom!
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Eric W. Roth, BioCryo EM Specialist, Co-Authors Fertility Research!

April 5, 2021
NUANCE's Eric W. Roth, Co-Authors Break-through Fertility Preservation Research Publication!
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NUANCE Celebrates International Women's Day with Conference!!

March 23, 2021
The NUANCE Center and MSA Student Council team up to celebrate Women in Microscopy in a Virtual Conference!
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NUFAB hosts TCAD Software Workshop

March 15, 2021
NUANCE and NUFAB Present Workshop Exploring Silvaco TCAD Software
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SHyNE Annual Meeting

February 1, 2021
SHyNE member facilities held their annual meeting virtually this year!

NSF Renew's NUANCE & SHyNE Facility Grant

January 5, 2021
NUANCE and SHyNE Facilities have been renewed for another 5 years for their part in the NNCI!