• NIOSH Report: Study on the Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanoparticles

    NIOSH Report: Study on the Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Silver Nanoparticles

    NIOSH assessed potential health risks by evaluating more than 50 silver nanoparticle studies in animals or cells. Based on this evaluation, NIOSH derived a recommended exposure limit for silver nanoparticles. Read more

  • Researchers use nanoparticles to make photodetectors better able to handle the ultraviolet radiation

    Researchers use nanoparticles to make photodetectors better able to handle the ultraviolet radiation

    Particle physicists are on the hunt for light. Read more

  • Researchers develop novel process to 3-D print one of the strongest materials on earth

    Researchers develop novel process to 3-D print one of the strongest materials on earth

    Researchers from Virginia Tech and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a novel way to 3-D print complex objects of one of the highest-performing materials used in the battery and aerospace industries. Read more

  • Once a Performance Barrier, This Material Quirk Could Strengthen Our Telecommunication Connections

    Once a Performance Barrier, This Material Quirk Could Strengthen Our Telecommunication Connections

    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. Read more

  • 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

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