• NASA’s Game-Changing Technologies: A Conversation with Mike Meador

    NASA’s Game-Changing Technologies: A Conversation with Mike Meador

    This week’s episode of Stories from the NNI highlights the exciting nanotechnology research being done at NASA. Our guest this week is Dr. Mike Meador of NASA. Read more

  • First-in-Human Trial of a Universal Influenza Vaccine Candidate

    First-in-Human Trial of a Universal Influenza Vaccine Candidate

    Scientists have started the first clinical trial of an innovative universal influenza vaccine candidate that uses nanoparticles. Read more

  • Anemia Drug Shows Promise for Treating Leukemia

    Anemia Drug Shows Promise for Treating Leukemia

    Leukemia cells have an impaired ability to get rid of iron. Scientists have discovered that a nanoparticle drug called ferumoxytol delivers additional iron to these cells, causing the the leukemia cells to die. Read more

  • Engineers and Scientists Create New Water Filtration Method

    Engineers and Scientists Create New Water Filtration Method

    Engineers and physicists from Tufts University have devised a low-cost membrane that can rapidly filter oil from water and oil mixtures without the membrane getting fouled. This advance could be a game changer in the battle against pollution. Read more

  • "Metallic Wood" Has the Strength of Titanium and the Density of Water

    Researchers have created a “metallic wood” that is as strong as titanium but light enough to float in water. In the future, this material could lead to highly durable smartphones and lighter cars. Read more




Nanotechnology Commercialization

NNI agencies are collaborating with industry to facilitate the commercialization of federally funded nanotechnology discoveries.
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Teaching about Nanotechnology

These resources can help K–12 teachers  incorporate nanotechnology in their classrooms.
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Networks and Communities

The NNCO facilitates various networks and communities, including the U.S. Nano and Emerging Tech Student and Teacher Networks, the U.S.-EU Communities of Research, and a developing Entrepreneurship Community of Interest.
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