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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The smallest of particles can give life to the biggest of news stories, and three leading national journalists will kick off a Purdue University conference to spotlight what's behind the global nanotechnology revolution.
Candace Stuart, editor-in-chief at Small Times; along with Samuel Moore, a senior associate editor for IEEE Spectrum; and Forbes magazine nanotechnology columnist Josh Wolfe will discuss industry trends during a panel discussion, "Giant Ideas for Nano's Future."
The panel begins at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in Stewart Center's Loeb Theater in connection with Purdue's inaugural Discovery Lecture Series, "Transforming Society through Emerging Technologies: NNI at Five Years." Each journalist will give a 10-minute presentation about nanotechnology and then take questions from the audience.
Two other panel discussions by some of the nation's brightest minds on the subject of nanotechnology will follow, including one that will be led by Mihail "Mike" C. Roco, who is chairman of the U.S. National Science and Technology Council's subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology.
The Feb. 6 panel discussions are free and open to the public. The Discovery Lecture Series at Purdue is …