NNI in the News

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.
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.