• Advancing Computing Systems with Nanotechnology: A Conversation with Stan Williams

    Advancing Computing Systems with Nanotechnology: A Conversation with Stan Williams

    In this week’s Stories from the NNI podcast, Stan Williams of Texas A&M University shares his thoughts on interdisciplinarity and communication as well as his career in nanotechnology. Read more

  • Color-change urine test for cancer

    Color-change urine test for cancer

    Scientists have developed a simple and sensitive urine test that can produce a color change in urine to signal growing tumors in mice. Read more

  • Engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes

    Engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes

    Scientists have created the biggest computer chip yet made from carbon nanotubes. Some researchers hope that carbon nanotubes could be used in future computers. Read more

  • Stretchable wireless sensor could monitor healing of cerebral aneurysms

    Stretchable wireless sensor could monitor healing of cerebral aneurysms

    Scientists have demonstrated a wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the human brain to evaluate the healing of aneurysms. Read more

  • Graphene shield shows promise in blocking mosquito bites

    Graphene shield shows promise in blocking mosquito bites

    Researchers have shown that multilayer graphene can provide a two-fold defense against mosquito bites. Read more

  • Engineers make transistors and electronic devices from thread

    Engineers make transistors and electronic devices from thread

    A team of engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling them to create electronic devices made entirely of thin threads that could be woven into fabric. 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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