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March 28th, 2011

Memphis Zoo gets $500,000 nano grant

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The Memphis Zoo will introduce a new educational program using nanotechnology to help improve math, science and technology skills.

The zoo is using a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will link the zoo with 14 rural elementary, middle and high schools across Tennessee, according to a release.

The initiative, NanoZoo Connects!, will help demonstrate how scientists use nanotechnology to mimic particular traits of animals and plants to solve engineering and technological problems, according to a release issued by U.S. Sen. Steve Cohen's office.

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