NNI in the News

Researchers created thin-film organic transistors that could operate more than five times faster than previous examples of this experimental technology.
graphene sensor on corn leaf
This tool may enable scientists to breed plants that use water more efficiently.
The cliffs of Dover? The caldera of Santorini? A terraced mountainside in Central Asia? Actually, it's the chipping at the edge of a silicon wafer when seen through a scanning electron microcope!
The American Industrial Hygiene Association has named the NIOSH team winner the 2015 Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award.
An NC State biomed professor tests a nanosilver-coated bandage on a persistent infection from a bug bite, instead of taking a course of oral antibiotics, and it worked.
floating microbot depiction
Researchers at MIT have devised a way to graft nanoscale electronic devices onto floating microscale particles to monitor everything from gases in a range of environments to the human digestive system.
The "E-sheet" will be ultra-thin and virtually indestructible; it would be as rollable as a rubber mat and able to withstand rolling or folding 10's of thousands of times.
Micrograph of CNT fibers
The composite consists of a net of nanofibers that functions like the olfactory cilia of a dog’s nose, catching chemical molecules from the air.
NNI member agencies have made great strides in nanomanufacturing, which aligns with the Administration's goal to pursue emerging technologies that will create high quality manufacturing jobs and enhance our global competitiveness.
Based on research from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, armed services personnel may soon have access to wearable health monitoring technology, in the form of a wearable sensor that would gauge stress and fatigue.

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