NNI in the News

Scientists made the discovery while studying the irregular folding of metallic thin films.
The Senate Subcommittee on Science and Space is holding a hearing on Capitol Hill July 14th at 10am.
Sandia scientist holds up nanofilm coated glass
Thermochromic nanoparticles switch from infrared transparent to infrared reflective when they heat up, which will help to keep office buildings, homes and even cars cool.
Researchers at UW Madison found a way to grow graphene nanoribbons which could allow them to be used in high performance semiconductor electronics.
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.
Join the webinar today at noon to learn about the 2011 EHS Research Strategy. Send your questions now to webinar@nnco.nano.gov
For many of us, a flu shot is a fall routine. Roll up a sleeve, take a needle to the upper arm and hope this year’s vaccine matches whichever viruses circulate through the winter.
This machine allows researchers to watch how cells respond to new medications at the most minute level ever observed.
This “electronic nose” sensor is currently being commercialized and will be further refined to detect deadly pathogens including toxic pesticides in the global food supply chain.
By absorbing light instead of scattering it, the CNT coating shown here is able to hide a 3D structure and may be able to cloak an object against a black background.

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