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Wash Post: Why the graphene light bulb could switch on a new era of innovation

This product is expected to have a lower price point than current LEDs. (Learn More >>)

Portable DNA Sequencer Can ID Bacteria and Viruses

The USB-powered sequencer contains thousands of wells, each containing nanopores—narrow protein channels that are only wide enough for a single strand of DNA. (Learn More >>)

Students from the Nano and Emerging Technologies (NExT) Club Participate in NanoDays

The University of Virginia event, organized Professor Jerry Floro, is part of a national educational outreach effort by the NSF NISE Network. Find an event in your neighborhood. (Learn More >>)

New Film Changes Colors When You Stretch It

Researchers at UC Berkeley are reporting that they’ve made a thin film that changes colors when they tug on it. (Learn More >>)

Central Pennsylvania Wins 'Best Use of Nanotechnology' Award at Future City

The team from Central Pennsylvania took home the prize for the NNI's "Best Use of Nanotechnology" at the National Finals in this year's Future City Competition. (Learn More >>)

Sticky Tape Perfect for DIY Nanotech to Kill Bacteria

Northwestern University chemists discover a new nano-enabled use for that roll of tape in your desk drawer. (Learn More >>)

CNN: Will Nanotechnology Allow You to "Swallow the Doctor?"

"We're making microscopic robots that are guided by externally generated magnetic fields for use in the human body," mechanical engineer Brad Nelson told CNN. (Learn More >>)

Google is Making Fake Human Skin to Test its Cancer-Detecting Nanoparticles

In a video from The Atlantic, employees explain that they'll be using light signals to talk to the wristband through the superficial veins on the underside of the wrist. (Learn More >>)

Designed Molecules Trap Cancer Cells in Deadly Cages

Chemists have designed a carbohydrate-based molecule that can surround and strangle bone cancer cells by self-assembling into a tangled web of nanofibers. (Learn More >>)

Nanowire Clothing Could Keep People Warm

Scientists have now developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and trap the heat from our bodies better than regular clothes. (Learn More >>)

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