• Antibiotic nanoparticles fight drug-resistant bacteria

    Antibiotic nanoparticles fight drug-resistant bacteria

    Researchers report that an antimicrobial peptide packaged in a silicon nanoparticle dramatically reduced the number of bacteria in the lungs of mice infected with a Gram-negative bacterium that can lead to pneumonia. Read more

  • 3D Electronic Nose Demostrates Advantages of Carbon Nanotubes

    3D Electronic Nose Demostrates Advantages of Carbon Nanotubes

    Stanford scientists create a 3D stacked CNT architecture that could improve both the energy efficiency and speed of computers by a factor of 1000. Read more

  • Carbon Nanotubes Reduce Transistor Footprint to Forty Nanometers

    Carbon Nanotubes Reduce Transistor Footprint to Forty Nanometers

    IBM researchers have fabricated a p-channel transistor based on carbon nanotubes that takes up less than half the space of leading silicon technologies while operating at a lower voltage. Read more

  • Scientists 3D-Print Graphene Foam for the First Time

    Scientists 3D-Print Graphene Foam for the First Time

    A team of researchers from Texas and China have managed to create graphene foam using a 3D printer. The production method could eventually yield commercial quantities of the material. Read more

  • “Nano-electronic barcoding” opens path to wearable biosensor monitors

    “Nano-electronic barcoding” opens path to wearable biosensor monitors

    A novel approach to lab-on-a-chip diagnostics could lead to health monitoring devices small enough to be worn like a smartwatch, according to researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Read more

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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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