NNI in the News

Archive of news stories highlighted on nano.gov's homepage.
One-atom-thick material blocks 'bullet' strikes but allows protons to pass through.
NREL researchers made 'black silicon'-- nano-islands of silver on a silicon wafer with billions of holes-- that reduces light reflection allowing for greater energy capture.
Picture of printed materials and set of lighted circuits
Students at Duke University used an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks to create a material capable of storing data that is also incredibly flexible.
The Lawrence Livermore National Lab research team were able to produce a predetermined architecture for a graphene-based aerogel, which previously had always been random, by using 3-D printing.
Researchers at Argonne National Lab used a hard x-ray nanoprobe to examine Pablo Picasso paintings, revealing that the famous artist used common house paint for his work!
An archived version of the webinar to launch the EHS Research Strategy is now available on Nano.gov. NNI experts highlighted new elements and took questions from the public on this key strategy document.
Although the nanodrillers bear no physical resemblance to a machine we would recognize, the molecules strung together by chemists run like an electric motor.