• Portable Nanofiber Offers Significant Possibilities

    Portable Nanofiber Offers Significant Possibilities

    The material could be used for everything from dressing wounds on a battlefield or creating engineered tissue to improving bullet proof vests or creating fashion-forward customizable fabrics. Read more

  • DNA could store all of the World's Data in One Room

    DNA could store all of the World's Data in One Room

    U.S. researchers report that they’ve come up with a new way to encode digital data in DNA to create the highest-density large-scale data storage scheme ever invented. Read more

  • Winner Announced for NNI’s Nano Film Contest

    Winner Announced for NNI’s Nano Film Contest

    A nanoscience PhD student and a film student from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro team up to share a story about portable sensors. Read more

  • Squeezed Light Cools Tiny Drum to Coldest Temperature Ever

    Squeezed Light Cools Tiny Drum to Coldest Temperature Ever

    A new technique developed by a team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, uses “squeezed” light to get atoms colder than is possible with regular laser cooling. Read more

  • Scientists Determine Precise 3D Location and Identity of all 23,000 Atoms in a Nanoparticle

    Scientists Determine Precise 3D Location and Identity of all 23,000 Atoms in a Nanoparticle

    Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Lab used one of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes to map the precise location and chemical type of 23,000 atoms in an iron and platinum nanoparticle. Read more

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2016 NNI Strategic Plan coverNNI Releases 2016 Strategic Plan

This triennial plan builds upon the collaborations and prior accomplishments of the NNI to develop and nurture that ecosystem and to move the NNI into its next phase.

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Nano Nuggets for National Nano Day

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Produced in honor of National Nanotechnology Day, these short videos feature experts, visionaries, and students sharing their thoughts on nanotechnology.

 

 

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These NNI brochures introduce basic concepts in nanotechnology.  Big Things from a Tiny World (left) is a general overview; Powerful Things from a Tiny World (right) looks at nanotechnology and energy. These brochures are also available in Spanish.

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