NNI in the News
ScienceDaily - December 20, 2018
(Funded by the National Science Foundation)
Engineers have found a cost-effective way to make thin, durable heating patches by using intense pulses of light to fuse tiny silver wires with polyester. Their heating performance is nearly 70 percent higher than similar patches created by other researchers.
ABC News - December 20, 2018
(Funded by the Office of Naval Research, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s U.S. Army Research Office)
Researchers have come up with a new way to build nanoscale structures using an innovative "shrinking" technique. The new method uses equipment many laboratories already have and is relatively straightforward.
Phys.org - December 20, 2018
(Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy)
Crude oil often clogs filters membranes used in the oil and gas industry. To address this problem, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have developed a novel approach, which will prolong the lifetime of key industrial equipment. Much of the work was performed at the Center for Nanoscale Materials, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
August 06, 2018
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention.
August 02, 2018
Researchers at Texas A&M University and Stevens Institute of Technology have been working on developing new materials that could aid clinicians in treating challenging wounds.
August 01, 2018
Scientists have created an environmentally friendly way to remove color from dyes in water in a matter of seconds.
July 31, 2018
A new, double-layered nanoparticle vaccine made with peptides has been found to effectively protect mice against influenza A virus, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
NIOSH Draft CIB on Occupational Risk Assessment Discusses Emerging Practices, Including Nanomaterials Risk Assessment
July 31, 2018
On July 26, 2018, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the availability of a draft Current Intelligence Bulletin: NIOSH Practices in Occupational Risk Assessment.