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Archive of news stories highlighted on nano.gov's homepage.
MIT chemists have devised a new way to build nanoparticles that can carry and deliver precise ratios of three or more different drugs.
Developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo, these miniscule particles can deliver anti-cancer medications straight to the tumor itself, without causing unwanted damage along the way.
MIT researchers created hybrid materials that combine bacterial cells with nonliving elements that can conduct electricity or emit light.
UVa's Nanoscience Institute opened its labs over the weekend to visitors as part of NISE Net's NanoDays program.
Congratulations to Nevada Southern's Hyde Park Middle School for winning the NNI-sponsored Future City Special Award for the "Best Use of Nanotechnology" with their city Koru.
NSF and NNCO-funded independent study identifies more than $1 trillion in global revenue from nano-enabled products in 2013.
Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have created a battery that has successfully been used in monitoring the movements of salmon through rivers.
This finding could help graphene realize its promise in high-end electronics, where researchers have long hoped it could outperform traditional materials such as silicon.
Researchers created nanoribbons which were placed on a flexible silicone surface that could be put on an organ and move as it moved.
NIST researchers have succeeded in crafting a uniform, multi-walled carbon nanotube-based coating that greatly reduces the flammability of foam commonly used in upholstered furniture and other soft furnishings.