Nanotechnology http://wunc.org en TEDx Brings Ideas Worth Sharing To Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/tedx-brings-ideas-worth-sharing-greensboro <p>TEDx is the community offshoot of TED, a nonprofit dedicated to "Ideas Worth Spreading." Greensboro is the site of a spring conference, featuring such speakers as <a href="http://jsnn.ncat.uncg.edu/faculty/daniel-joseph-christian-herr-ph-d/">Daniel Herr</a>, a neuroscientist giving the talk, "The Language of Nature: what's the big deal about nano"; and Katie Marshall, a corporate communicator at Volvo Financial Services, talking about her passion for Greensboro, and the intersection between college and professional life. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:18:22 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 13146 at http://wunc.org TEDx Brings Ideas Worth Sharing To Greensboro Nanotech Commercialization Conference http://wunc.org/post/nanotech-commercialization-conference <p>The scientific concept of nano-technology became popular in the 1990s.&nbsp; A conference this week in Durham focuses on the commercial applications of nano-technology.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:&nbsp;</strong> Today kicks off a two-day Nanotech Commercialization Conference at American Tobacco in Durham.&nbsp;&nbsp; John Hardin heads the office of Science and Technology at the North Carolina Department of Commerce, a sponsor of the conference.&nbsp;&nbsp; He says there will be many researchers at the conference but also many business developers.<br> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 12:10:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2953 at http://wunc.org