• Researchers develop novel process to 3-D print one of the strongest materials on earth

    Researchers develop novel process to 3-D print one of the strongest materials on earth

    Researchers from Virginia Tech and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a novel way to 3-D print complex objects of one of the highest-performing materials used in the battery and aerospace industries. Read more

  • Once a Performance Barrier, This Material Quirk Could Strengthen Our Telecommunication Connections

    Once a Performance Barrier, This Material Quirk Could Strengthen Our Telecommunication Connections

    Researchers who study and manipulate the behavior of materials at the atomic level have discovered a way to make a thin material that enhances the flow of microwave energy. Read more

  • Nanocrystals show impressive results protecting fruit crops from frost damage

    Nanocrystals show impressive results protecting fruit crops from frost damage

    U.S. researchers say there is exciting potential for plant-based nanocrystals to play a huge role in protecting buds and flowers from frost damage in the future. Read more

  • Sunlight Might Be the Key to Turning Our Oceans Into Drinkable Water

    Sunlight Might Be the Key to Turning Our Oceans Into Drinkable Water

    Two-thirds of the world is water, but only a fraction of it serves any real purpose for life on Earth. Read more

  • Adding an inert polymer to plastic solar cells enables high efficiency and easy production

    Adding an inert polymer to plastic solar cells enables high efficiency and easy production

    Polymer plastic solar cells remain an industry priority because of their light weight, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Read more

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Technology Pathways Toward Commercializing Nanotechnology


September 19, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT


This webinar will focus on quality control in the manufacturing process. Webinar panelists will engage in a dialogue about the criticality of and issues surrounding quality control in the production of nanomaterials. Register here

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2nd Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials in Manufactured Products
(QEEN II) Workshop


October 9-10, 2018


The QEEN II workshop will highlight new research and tools for characterizing and quantifying potential human and environmental exposure to engineered nanomaterials. Click here to register now. The deadline for abstract submissions for graduate student and postdoc travel support has been extended to August 18. More details are available here.

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