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President Obama Names 22 Nanotechnology Researchers for PECASE

Out of 105 total awards, 22 went to nanotechnology researchers. This is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. (Learn More >>)

Pocket DNA Sequencers Make Real-Time Diagnostics a Reality

Pocket-sized nanopore sequencers are on the verge of giving real-time sequencing abilities to the masses. (Learn More >>)

Nano-Caging Gives a Failed Cancer Drug New Life

Scientists from BIND and AstraZeneca took a failed cancer drug, encased it in a nanoparticle, and gave it to lab rodents implanted with human cancers. Compared to the uncaged drug, the nano-enclosed version was more effective and less toxic. (Learn More >>)

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 >>)