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News Release 11-218 - Video

Mirkin shares his views on the importance of a U.S. investment in basic research.

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In an interview on October 10, 2011, Northwestern University Professor Chad Mirkin was asked, "What does this development say about America's investment in science now and in the future?" Mirkin serves as director of Northwestern's International Institute for Nanotechnology and is a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

Credit: Northwestern University/National Science Foundation

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