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Hla Chairs International Conference on Nanotechnology

Hla Chairs International Conference on Nanotechnology

An Ohio University physics professor is organizing the 8th International Workshop on Nanoscale Spectroscopy and Nanotechnology (NSS-8), which will be held at the Gleacher Center in Chicago from July 28-31. NSS-8 is a biennial meeting series that shares the latest research advances of science and technology in the nanometer regime. […]

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July 25, 2014 at 8:21 amNews

I Miss You Already, Cambodia

I Miss You Already, Cambodia

By Elizabeth Cychosz ’16 Studying Anthropology, Journalism (HTC), and Museum Studies Imagining International Justice in Post-Genocide Cambodia It’s one week after waving goodbye to Cambodia from a tiny airplane window, and I can finally take myself off my antimalarial medication. Sounds trivial, yes, but today has been a day of reflection. […]

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July 23, 2014 at 11:15 amNews

Fighting Invasive Plants at Edge of Appalachia Preserve

Fighting Invasive Plants at Edge of Appalachia Preserve

By Jeremy Held ’17 HTC Plant Biology Major Summer internship, Edge of Appalachia Preserve in Adams County, OH One of the biggest challenges at Edge of Appalachia, and any preserve for that matter, is invasive plants. For a large preserve like EOA, the most effective way to treat these invasive […]

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July 22, 2014 at 5:38 pmNews

Max Planck Institute: DNA Used as a Lightswitch

Max Planck Institute: DNA Used as a Lightswitch

From the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and re-printed in R&D magazine Using two thin, tiny gold nanorods 10,000 times thinner than a human hair, researchers have succeeded in creating an adjustable filter for so-called circularly polarized light. The crucial factor for how the system absorbs light is the […]

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July 22, 2014 at 1:34 pmIn the News News

Asteroid Named in Honor of Professor Thomas Statler

Professor Thomas Statler

It’s not every day you learn an asteroid bears your name. This month, Dr. Thomas Statler, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, attended the triennial “Asteroids, Comets, Meteors” conference in Helsinki, Finland, the leading international gathering in the field of small Solar System bodies, where it’s a tradition to announce new […]

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July 21, 2014 at 11:10 amNews

At Bernheim Arboretum: Maintaining the Hollies

At Bernheim Arboretum: Maintaining the Hollies

Ben Chamberlain Internship at Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Maintaining the Holly Collection is an integral part of the arboretum.  The Holly collection contains over 160 different  cultivars of American hollies. In order to keep the hollies in pristine conditions the staff and interns weed and prune the hollies.

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July 17, 2014 at 10:25 amNews

The 22nd Annual International Mango Festival

The 22nd Annual International Mango Festival

By Evan Apt ’15 Summer intern at Fairchild Botanic Garden This past weekend, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden hosted the 22nd annual International Mango Festival in Miami, Florida. Over 8,000 guests attended this years festival, which featured the mangos of Columbia. “Over the two days of the festivities we will celebrate the […]

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July 15, 2014 at 8:38 pmNews