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November 20, 2020
Registration is open for the 2021 National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop: Charting the Path Forward, which will be held virtually on Jan. 11–13, 2021.
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October 29, 2020
Researchers have created fundamental electronic building blocks out of quantum dots and used them to assemble functional logic circuits. The innovation promises a cheaper and manufacturing-friendly approach to complex electronic devices.
October 29, 2020
Scientists have modified their method for making flash graphene to enhance it for recycling plastic into graphene.
November 03, 2020
Researchers have developed a new cost-effective technology for desalinating industrial-strength brine by using a thin coating of the 2D nanomaterial hexagonal boron nitride.
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November 06, 2020
Researchers have designed a highly sensitive nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide sensor made with nanoscale silicon that can be implanted in the body — and, after it’s no longer needed, safely biodegrade into materials that are absorbed by the body.
November 23, 2020
In this episode of the Nano Matters podcast, Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb of Georgia Tech discusses the applications of SMART materials and energy harvesting.
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October 07, 2020
Researchers are working on strategies for designing a universal flu vaccine that could work against any flu strain. The vaccine consists of nanoparticles coated with flu proteins that train the immune system to create the desired antibodies.
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October 07, 2020
Researchers have created new drug-delivery nanoparticles that could improve treatment for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
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October 09, 2020
An international team of researchers has found a way for the sensor's silver nanoparticles to bond at room temperature, instead of 300 degrees Celsius, as was the case before.
October 13, 2020
Researchers have increased the conductivity of copper wire by about 5%. Higher conductivity means that less copper is needed for the same efficiency, which can reduce the weight and volume of future electric vehicles.