• “Nano-electronic barcoding” opens path to wearable biosensor monitors

    “Nano-electronic barcoding” opens path to wearable biosensor monitors

    A novel approach to lab-on-a-chip diagnostics could lead to health monitoring devices small enough to be worn like a smartwatch, according to researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Read more

  • NSF announces 2017 winners for Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes

    NSF announces 2017 winners for Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes

    The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), named the first- and second-place winners, as well as the People's Choice winner, for the second annual Generation Nano competition. Read more

  • C&EN: 2-D materials go beyond graphene

    C&EN: 2-D materials go beyond graphene

    Driven by the unique properties of ultrathin materials and their potential for new applications, researchers are crisscrossing the periodic table in search of new examples. Read more

  • 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

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