NNI in the News

ScienceDaily - March 15, 2019
(Funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation)
A new system for synthesizing quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color, and allows for real-time process monitoring to ensure quality control.
Research & Development - March 12, 2019
Researchers at Purdue University have created a wearable device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
February 25, 2019
Researchers have invented a new ultrasensitive diagnostic device that could allow doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma.
February 25, 2019
Carbon-nanotube logic circuits that contain even small amounts of metallic nanotubes (rather than semiconducting ones) can cause major problems in analog circuits. Scientists have found a way to solve such problems.
February 25, 2019
Scientists have developed a new technique that could make genetically engineering any type of plant—in particular, gene editing with CRISPR-Cas9—simple and quick.
February 19, 2019
A team of scientists at Northwestern University led by nanotechnology pioneer Chad A. Mirkin has developed a direct route to optimize spherical nuclei acids, bringing them one step closer to becoming a viable treatment option for many diseases.
Phys.org - February 19, 2019
(Funded by the National Institutes of Health)
Scientists have developed a direct route to optimize spherical nuclei acids—nanostructures consisting of ball-like forms of DNA and RNA arranged on the surface of a nanoparticle.
Phys.org - February 18, 2019
(Funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the U.S. Department of Energy)
Researchers have invented an innovative way for different types of quantum technology to "talk" to one another using sound. The study is an important step in bringing quantum technology closer to reality.
January 29, 2019
Gitanjali Rao, 13, is on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for the design of a small, mobile device that tests for lead in drinking water.
January 28, 2019
Device made from flexible, inexpensive materials could power large-area electronics, wearables, medical devices, and more.