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Archive of news stories highlighted on's homepage.
March 01, 2021
At the nanoscale, water freezes in various ways, and not all of them are completely understood. Researchers have studied a fast process, known as contact freezing, and have shown that the proximity of surfaces is enough to induce freezing.
February 25, 2021
Researchers have developed a technique for pairing a magnet with graphene, inducing what they describe as “artificial magnetic texture” in the otherwise nonmagnetic material. This discovery could lead to more powerful computers.
los alamos
February 17, 2021
Recent research at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory is pointing the way toward a new generation of color-selectable lasing devices powered by semiconductor nanoparticles called colloidal quantum dots.
nc state
February 17, 2021
Researchers have developed a technique that makes use of nanogel spheres for addressing disseminated intravascular coagulation, a blood disorder that proves fatal in many patients.
April 05, 2021
In this episode of the “Stories from the NNI” podcast, Prof. Rhonda Franklin, of the University of Minnesota, discusses her fascination with nanotechnology’s role in the development of future communication systems.
February 12, 2021
The challenge with rapidly diagnosing sepsis is that measuring only one biomarker often does not allow a clear-cut diagnosis. Researchers have developed a nanosensor platform that detects three different sepsis biomarkers simultaneously.
black history month
February 17, 2021
Black scientists and engineers are making nanotechnology discoveries that are expanding the boundaries of knowledge and improving people’s lives. A playlist of NNI podcasts shares a few of the many stories.
February 09, 2021
Researchers have developed a next-generation nanotherapy to treat atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The nanotherapy consists of nontoxic peptides and a synthetic mRNA that are self-assembled into nanoparticles.
February 19, 2021
For National Entrepreneurship Week, we highlight an episode from the “Stories from the NNI” podcast, which features Baratunde Cola, CEO and Founder of Carbice Corporation.
February 04, 2021
Researchers have developed a technique that programs 2D materials to transform into complex 3D shapes, which could enable new technologies for soft robotics, deployable systems, and biomimetic manufacturing.