NNI in the News

July 15, 2018
Two-thirds of the world is water, but only a fraction of it serves any real purpose for life on Earth.
July 05, 2018
Polymer plastic solar cells remain an industry priority because of their light weight, flexibility and cost-effectiveness.
June 29, 2018
The Zika virus, which continues to cause microcephaly and other neurological complications in infants whose mothers were infected during pregnancy, remains a public health concern.
June 21, 2018
Infrared cameras are the heat-sensing eyes that help drones find their targets, even in the dead of night or through heavy fog.
June 05, 2018
There is an urgent need for better methods to treat bacterial infection in the race between developing new antibiotics and the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria.
May 21, 2018
A new nanoparticle vaccine developed by MIT researchers could assist efforts to eradicate polio worldwide.
April 30, 2018
Inspired by tiny nanostructures on transparent butterfly wings, engineers at Caltech have developed a synthetic analogue for eye implants that makes them more effective and longer-lasting.
Microchips
April 27, 2018
Researchers have developed a method to fabricate silicon chips that can communicate with light and are no more expensive than current chip technology.
The NNI sponsored an educational, nanotechnology-focused booth at Family Day, an annual Engineers Week event held at the National Building Museum in DC. The booth featured hands-on demonstrations by UVa volunteers.
Gloved hand with beaker of gold nanoparticles
Researchers at UT Dallas have combined tiny gold nanoparticles with a technique called in vivo near-infrared fluorescence imaging to study early stage kidney disease in a live animal model.

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