• #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

  • Forget About It: A Material that Mimics the Brain

    Forget About It: A Material that Mimics the Brain

    DOE scientists conducted a recent study that combined supercomputer simulation and X-ray characterization of a material that gradually "forgets." This could one day be used for advanced bio-inspired computing. 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

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    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

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Registration Open: NNI's Technology Development Pathways Workshop

The Technology Development Pathways workshop on November 1st in Washington, D.C. will showcase application areas where nanotechnology has had commercial impact. While the primary focus will be to share best practices from the private sector, Federal Government representatives will also participate, enabling attendees to learn of ongoing research, agency needs, and funding opportunities. This event will support the goals of the Sustainable Manufacturing: Creating Industries of the Future Nanotechnology Signature Initiative. 

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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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