• Nanotechnology Flight Test: Material Impact on the Future

    Nanotechnology Flight Test: Material Impact on the Future

    A Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel – COPV for short – took to the skies aboard a sounding rocket launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on May 16. Read more

  • One Day, a Machine Will Smell Whether You’re Sick

    One Day, a Machine Will Smell Whether You’re Sick

    The New York Times talks to researchers from around the world about nanosensors for non-invasive disease diagnosis. Read more

  • Graphene 'Copy Machine' May Produce Cheap Semiconductor Wafers

    Graphene 'Copy Machine' May Produce Cheap Semiconductor Wafers

    The new method uses graphene to transfer intricate crystalline patterns from an underlying semiconductor wafer to a top layer of identical material. Read more

  • World’s First Nanocar Race Crowns Champion

    World’s First Nanocar Race Crowns Champion

    For the molecular machinist researchers involved, synthesizing and racing the nanocars has presented rich opportunities to push the limits of new technology and learn new science. Read more

  • Solar Powered, Nano-Enabled Device Pulls Drinking Water Out of Air

    Solar Powered, Nano-Enabled Device Pulls Drinking Water Out of Air

    A single tissue box-sized device can harvest up to 2.8 liters, or about three quarts, of water in one day at low humidity — that’s a bit more than the half gallon of water experts recommend a person drink over the course of a day. Read more

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2016 NNI Strategic Plan coverNNI Releases 2016 Strategic Plan

This triennial plan builds upon the collaborations and prior accomplishments of the NNI to develop and nurture that ecosystem and to move the NNI into its next phase.

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Nano Nuggets for National Nano Day

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Produced in honor of National Nanotechnology Day, these short videos feature experts, visionaries, and students sharing their thoughts on nanotechnology.

 

 

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These NNI brochures introduce basic concepts in nanotechnology.  Big Things from a Tiny World (left) is a general overview; Powerful Things from a Tiny World (right) looks at nanotechnology and energy. These brochures are also available in Spanish.

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