NNI in the News

Archive of news stories highlighted on nano.gov's homepage.
IBM researchers stored and retrieved the digital 1s and 0s in a 12 atom array, pushing the limits of magnetic storage to enable greater capacity while using less energy.
Cadmium
Nanotechnology plays an important role in removing toxic chemicals found in the soil.
See the archived webcast from the R3 workshop, held in Washington, DC on Sept. 10-11, 2013. This public workshop highlighted practical tools that might be used by Federal and non-Federal decision makers in their consideration of potential risks.
As a part of the White House Water Summit and World Water Day, NNI agencies launched a Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (NSI), Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology: Nanoscale Solutions for a Global-Scale Challenge.
Dr. Robert Pohanka joins NNCO after serving as Director of the DoD's Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative (DeVenCI), where he led and directed the strategy for finding private sector technologies and bringing them to the marketplace.
NIST researchers discovered a new substrate for growing graphene, which holds promise for faster internet speeds, cheaper solar cells, novel sensors, space suits spun from graphene yarn, and more.
Collage showing student group, museum demo, and various running photos
On October 9th, 2016, a series of community-led events and activities will help to raise awareness of nanotechnology, how it is currently used in products that enrich our daily lives, and the challenges and opportunities it holds for the future.
Experiments at the National Science Foundation-funded "MagLab" shed light on the self-assembly of these carbon networks.
This work was funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot program.
These sensors made of gold nanoparticles change colors as you press on them. They can be painted on or applied like a bandage, and they convey differences in pressure at certain points of impact.