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What are you doing to celebrate National Nanotechnology Day?

By Faye Oney / October 9, 2018

What are you doing to celebrate National Nanotechnology Day? Check out the list of activities on Nano.gov and learn all about the reason we celebrate materials at the nanoscale.

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Israel progressing in ceramic innovation, plus much more inside October/November ACerS Bulletin

By Faye Oney / September 20, 2018

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. You’ll find stories about Israel, the new Navrotsky Award, meeting updates, and much more.

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lineup of portable bio sensors

Video: Handheld sensors made of nanostructured glass and thin metal films can test for various diseases

By Faye Oney / February 22, 2017

A graduate student at the University of North Carolina created a portable solution to the cumbersome and expensive disease diagnostic tools currently on the market—watch how he used nanotechnology to create a simple biosensor using glass and thin metal films.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 30, 2016

Supersonic spray yields new nanomaterials, tiny squeeze boosts performance of fuel cell catalysts, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 30, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 12, 2016

Nanotechnology cleans water for developing nations, water vapor sets oxides aflutter, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 12, 2016.

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Celebrate National Nanotechnology Day with a brief look at the latest big discoveries on a small scale

By April Gocha / October 7, 2016

Nanotechnology deals with all things science on the nanoscale—that’s on the order of 10^–9. Which is why this Sunday, 10/9, is National Nanotechnology Day. Here are some of the latest small-scale science discoveries that are sure to make a big impact.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 17, 2016

New assay can speed up nanomaterial safety screening, six times capacity for lithium-ions, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 17, 2016.

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‘Power suit’: Clothes that charge electronics could revolutionize consumer tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 29, 2016

While gadgets that boost smartphone battery life help widen the gap between power cord wall sits, it’s not a solution to total wireless recharging on the go. But thanks to materials science, our power chargers for smartphones and other wearable tech might be sewn right into our pants someday.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 3, 2016

Electron transport across grain boundaries, graphene balls lubricate automobile engines, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 3, 2015.

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Video: Honey, I shrunk the science—Series explores how nanotechnology advances innovation

By April Gocha / January 27, 2016

A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.

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