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Unzipped CNTs could energize fuel cells

Stanford scientists developed a technique that could make carbon nanotubes (CNTs) a cost-effective alternative to platinum-- an expensive metal currently used in fuel cells. (Learn More >>)

Exploring Rational Design

This Berkeley Lab experiment may prove a contentious theory of nanocrystalline growth and self-assembly, paving the way to the energy devices of the future. (Learn More >>)

NNI Announces New Nanotechnology Signature Initiative

The member agencies of the NNI and OSTP have unveiled plans for the "Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure." (Learn More >>)

New 3-D Nanostructures Assemble with Remarkable Precision

A team of scientists and mathematicians are developing self-assembling, three-dimensional nanostructures that can be used for targeted drug delivery. (Learn More >>)

MIT Develops Revolutionary Glare-Free Glass

The nanotextured surface of this 'multifunctional glass' is also anti-fog and self-cleaning. (Learn More >>)

Quantum computer built inside a diamond

Built by a team at the Univ. of Southern California, this demonstration is particularly promising because it can be easily scaled up in size. (Learn More >>)

Nano 3D printing hits the fast track

Using femtosecond pulses from an 800-nm laser, researchers created this 285 micron racecar in just 4 minutes. (Learn More >>)

Hybrid nanoparticles could reduce greenhouse gases

MIT scientists combined gold and copper nanoparticles, creating a stable metal that can convert CO2 using very little electricity. (Learn More >>)

NNCO Welcomes New Director

Dr. Robert Pohanka joins NNCO after serving as Director of the DoD's Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative (DeVenCI), where he led and directed the strategy for finding private sector technologies and bringing them to the marketplace. (Learn More >>)

Russian Scientists Visit NNCO

The visit was co-sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center (an independent agency in the U.S. legislative branch) and the State Department under a program to foster relationships between U.S. and Russian leaders in various fields. (Learn More >>)