News Releases from the NNI Community

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  • August 22, 2018

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology—a participating agency of the National Nanotechnology Initiative—and the nonprofit World Technology Evaluation Center advocate that nanoparticle researchers, manufacturers and administrators “connect the dots” by considering their shared challenges broadly and tackling them collectively rather than individually.

     

  • August 20, 2018
    Research funded by the U.S. Army Research Office and the National Science Foundation, which are part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Researchers have discovered a way to make a thin material that enhances the flow of microwave energy—a scientific advance that could improve telecommunication connections.

     

  • August 15, 2018
    Research funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, which is a participating agency of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Scientists have demonstrated how light-emitting nanoparticles can be used to see deep in living tissue. These so-called alloyed upconverting nanoparticles may ultimately guide high-precision surgeries and radiation treatments.

     

  • August 15, 2018
    Research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which is a participating agency of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University discovered that gold nanoparticles dissolve in freshwater environments when they come into contact with microorganisms found on aquatic plants.

     

  • August 08, 2018
    Research funded by the Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation, which are part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Scientists have shown that narrow strips of graphene, called nanoribbons, could be used to build the basic elements of quantum computers.

     

  • August 06, 2018
    Research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which are part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    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 06, 2018
    Research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which is part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Rice University scientists are developing technology to selectively pull toxins from drinking water and wastewater from factories, sewage systems, and oil and gas wells.

     

  • August 02, 2018
    Research funded by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which are part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Rice University researchers have found that fracture-resistant “rebar graphene” (which uses carbon nanotubes for reinforcement) is more than twice as tough as pristine graphene.

     

  • August 01, 2018
    Research funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which is part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Scientists have created an environmentally friendly way to remove color from dye products that are discharged into the waste stream and escape conventional wastewater-treatment processes.

     

  • July 31, 2018
    Research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which are part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

    Researchers at Texas A&M University and the Stevens Institute of Technology are working on materials that help facilitate chronic wounds’ healing.