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U.S. Company Aids Juno’s Jupiter Mission

New Hampshire-based Nanocomp worked with Lockheed Martin to integrate the new material, Miralon, into the spacecraft. (Learn More >>)

Novel 4D Printing Method Blossoms from Botanical Inspiration

Sciences has evolved their microscale 3D printing technology to the fourth dimension, time. (Learn More >>)

Inspiring with Nano: NNCO Highlights a Suite of Education & Outreach Activities

With the release of three multimedia contests, two video series, and an animation project, the NNCO and NNI member agencies are inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers by expanding K-12 and college outreach. (Learn More >>)

New MIT Microscope Takes Near Real-Time Videos on a Nanoscale

"Just as video allowed scientists to see bacteria in motion, this new microscope will give them a similarly dynamic perspective on chemical and biological processes that up until now have been only glimpsed." (Learn More >>)

Ceramic Nanoparticles in Molten Metal Creates New Superstrong, Lightweight Metals

Created at UCLA, this new metal is composed of magnesium infused with a dense and even dispersal of ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles. (Learn More >>)

NIOSH Nanotechnology Field Research Team Wins AIHA's Baier Award

The American Industrial Hygiene Association has named the NIOSH team winner the 2015 Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award. (Learn More >>)

Breakthrough imaging tool maps cells' composition in 3D

This machine allows researchers to watch how cells respond to new medications at the most minute level ever observed. (Learn More >>)

NPR: The Future Of Nanotechnology And Computers So Small You Can Swallow Them

This is the latest in a series of ingestable computers that tracks how patients take prescribed medications. (Learn More >>)

Everything You Know Is Wrong: Lasers Are Cooling Things Now

A group of scientists at the University of Washington were able to successfully refrigerate water using an infrared laser and a nanocrystal. (Learn More >>)

Engineers Make Material Gains to Improve Desalination Process

In a study published in Nature Communications, the Illinois team modelled various thin-film membranes and found that MoS2 showed the greatest efficiency, filtering through up to 70 per cent more water than graphene membranes. (Learn More >>)