• Nanocrystals show impressive results protecting fruit crops from frost damage

    Nanocrystals show impressive results protecting fruit crops from frost damage

    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. Read more

  • Sunlight Might Be the Key to Turning Our Oceans Into Drinkable Water

    Sunlight Might Be the Key to Turning Our Oceans Into Drinkable Water

    Two-thirds of the world is water, but only a fraction of it serves any real purpose for life on Earth. Read more

  • Adding an inert polymer to plastic solar cells enables high efficiency and easy production

    Adding an inert polymer to plastic solar cells enables high efficiency and easy production

    Polymer plastic solar cells remain an industry priority because of their light weight, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Read more

  • Rapid Zika Detection Test Uses Smartphone Technology

    Rapid Zika Detection Test Uses Smartphone Technology

    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. Read more

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NanoEHS and Nanomedicine: Similarities and Synergisms


August 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT


This webinar will focus on how the tools and approaches of two nanotechnology-related fields—nanomedicine and nanoEHS—have developed and how they can inform each other . Register here.

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2nd Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials in Manufactured Products
(QEEN II) Workshop


October 9-10, 2018


The QEEN II workshop will highlight new research and tools for characterizing and quantifying potential human and environmental exposure to engineered nanomaterials. Click here to register now. The deadline for abstract submissions for graduate student and postdoc travel support has been extended to August 18. More details are available here.

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