NNI in the News

Phys.org - September 24, 2018
(Funded by the National Science Foundation)
Scientists have developed a method for spraying invisibly thin antennas, made from a type of two-dimensional, metallic material called MXene, which perform as well as those being used in mobile devices, wireless routers and portable transducers.
Phys.org - September 21, 2018
(Funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health)
Scientists have used nanoparticles along with FDA-approved medication to effectively and selectively inhibit drug-resistant kidney cancer.
Phys.org - September 19, 2018
(Funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health)
Researchers have developed a system that harnesses the power of bubbles to propel tiny particles through the surfaces of microbial films—which often coat medical devices, household items, and the inside of water supply pipes—and kill the microbes living inside.
USAgNet - September 12, 2018
(Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy)
Scientists have patented a new process for making vanadium dioxide nanoparticles that enable economical manufacturing of energy-efficient "smart windows."
Daily Mail - September 03, 2018
(Funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the National Science Foundation)
Engineers have developed neutrophil “nanosponges” that can safely absorb and neutralize a variety of proteins that play a role in the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
Lab Manager Magazine - August 22, 2018
(Funded by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Defense)
Researchers have engineered peptide nanoparticles that target kidney cells and may prove critical to addressing chronic kidney disease.
August 20, 2018
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.
Phys.org - August 16, 2018
(Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy)
Researchers have engineered a platinum-gold alloy believed to be the most wear-resistant metal in the world. It’s 100 times more durable than high-strength steel, making it the first alloy, or combination of metals, in the same class as diamond and sapphire, nature’s most wear-resistant materials.
July 24, 2018
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.
July 15, 2018
Two-thirds of the world is water, but only a fraction of it serves any real purpose for life on Earth.