• #NationalNanoDay: Celebrating Online and Around the Country

    #NationalNanoDay: Celebrating Online and Around the Country

    Learn about the great events happening around the country. Read more

  • National Nanotechnology Day is October 9th

    National Nanotechnology Day is October 9th

    Events and activities are happening across the country throughout the month of October. Read more

  • Football helmet smartfoam signals potential concussions in real time, study suggests

    Football helmet smartfoam signals potential concussions in real time, study suggests

    Engineers have now developed and tested a nano composite smartfoam that can be placed inside a football helmet (and pads) to more accurately test the impact and power of hits. Read more

  • New Skin Patch Helps Reduce 'Love Handles' In Mice

    New Skin Patch Helps Reduce 'Love Handles' In Mice

    The mice who wore the patch ended up having 20% less fat on the side of the patch versus the other side of their bodies. Read more

  • A Nanoscale Agricultural Experiment With Global Potential

    A Nanoscale Agricultural Experiment With Global Potential

    Researchers are experimenting with nano-sized nutrients that might help curb chemical fungicide use and transform agriculture on the cheap. Read more

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Learn About 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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