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Nanogels transport two-pronged attack on cancer

Yale researchers develop a drug delivery system that carries dual-acting medicines in one package. (Learn More >>)

Nano-enabled Stretchable Electronics?

NC State researchers developed highly conductive and elastic conductor from silver nanowires that may open the door to electronics that bend and stretch. (Learn More >>)

NNI Launches Nanotechnology Signature Initiative on Nanosensors

This NSI will open the door to the development of inexpensive, portable devices that can rapidly detect, identify, and quantify biological and chemical substances. (Learn More >>)

Nanoparticles Cleanup Water A Billion Times Faster

Scientists found that palladium-gold nanoparticles are a billion times faster than the conventionally used iron at destroying TCE--a carcinogen found in the groundwater at more than half of all U.S. Superfund sites. (Learn More >>)

Nano-Infused Paint Can Detect Strain

A new kind of paint made with carbon nanotubes can detect strain and deformations in building, bridges, and airplanes. (Learn More >>)

Nanotech Method for Capturing Firefly Light

Researchers use nanotechnology to harness bioluminescence, offering potential for ultra-high efficiency conversion of chemical energy to light. (Learn More >>)

Nanotech Goes Big

Large sheets made from carbon nanotubes could lead to lighter aircraft and more ­resilient space probes. (Learn More >>)

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 >>)