NNI in the News

January 23, 2019
In the Quest for Smaller, Faster 2D Processors, NYU Tandon-Led Research Team Invents Thermal Lithography Process for Higher Quality, Lower Cost, and Mass Production Potential
ABC News - December 14, 2018
(Funded by the Office of Naval Research, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s U.S. Army Research Office)
Researchers have come up with a new way to build nanoscale structures using an innovative "shrinking" technique. The new method uses equipment many laboratories already have and is relatively straightforward, so it could make nanoscale fabrication more accessible.
ScienceDaily - December 13, 2018
(Funded by the National Science Foundation)
Engineers have found a cost-effective way to make thin, durable heating patches by using intense pulses of light to fuse tiny silver wires with polyester. Their heating performance is nearly 70 percent higher than similar patches created by other researchers.
December 06, 2018
A new device powered by energy harvested from the body’s natural motions accelerates wound healing by delivering gentle electric pulses to an injury site.
Phys.org - December 06, 2018
(Funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)
Engineers have developed a method to make atom-flat sensors that seamlessly integrate with devices to report on what they perceive.
Phys.org - December 05, 2018
(Funded by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research)
Graphene may one day be used to test for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive, neurodegenerative disease which is diagnosed mostly by ruling out other disorders, according to new research.
Brookhaven Lab scientists Percy Zahl (left), Ivan Bozovic (center), and Ilya Drozdov at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. Here, they used a custom-built scanning tunneling microscope to image the surface structure of two-dimensional atom-thin sheets of boron on copper.
December 03, 2018
Atom-thin sheets of boron containing large single crystals could provide foundation for fabricating next-generation electronics
Science Daily - December 03, 2018
(Funded by the National Institutes of Health)
One obstacle to therapeutic use of microRNAs, which are in clinical trial for a number of diseases, are ribonucleases, whose job it is to destroy them. Researchers report that a microRNA protective against sepsis can be delivered effectively via a nanocarrier.
The Engineer - November 30, 2018
(Funded by the National Institutes of Health)
Engineers have developed a type of bioshock bandage that helps wounds to heal by delivering small electrical pulses generated by body movement.
Phys.org - November 29, 2018
(Funded by the National Institutes of Health)
Researchers have developed a nanoparticle-based technology that could be used to improve the speed of diagnosis for pneumonia.