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Wearable health monitor based on household paper

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
Paper electronics - putting flexible electronic sensors and other circuits on regular paper - have the potential to cut the price of a wide range of medical tools, from point-of-care diagnostic tests to portable DNA detectors. In new work, researchers have now shown an integration strategy to...

A nanotechnology approach to purifying liquid crystals

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
Liquid crystals used in modern devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones typically contain a small fraction of ionic contaminants. These ion contaminants can originate from multiple sources during the chemical synthesis of materials, in the process of assembling the device, and in its...

Molybdenum-Disulfide 2D Transistors Go Ballistic

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
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2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
Whitman, Lloyd J. and Henderson, Lori A. and Meador, Michael A. and Friedersdorf, Lisa E. and Standridge, Stacey and Thomas, Treye and Howard, John and Biaggi-Labiosa, Azlin M. and Madsen, Lynnette D. and Cannizzaro, Chris and Jillavenkatesa, Ajit and Bobalek, John F.. National Science and...

MIT awarded UNESCO Medal for contributions to nanoscience and nanotechnologies

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
MIT has been honored with the UNESCO Medal for contributions to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)....

Nano Nugget featuring Paul Weiss

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Paul Weiss, Editor-in-Chief of ACS Nano, discusses the exciting potential impacts of nanotechnology at the intersection of other fields. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society....

Nano Nugget featuring Chad Mirkin

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
Date: Fri, 10/14/2016Chad Mirkin, Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology, discusses his research and some promising areas of nanotechnology. This video was produced by the American Chemical Society....

At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular Scale - Chicago Inno

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
At UChicago's Nanofabrication Facility, Innovation Happens on a Molecular ScaleChicago InnoThis February UChicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) opened the 10,000 square foot Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility, which features fabrication tools that allow researchers and...

Nano: a cleaner option?

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:00
Could nanotechnology tidy up the planet without leaving a dangerous residue of its own?It's likely that you've recently swirled nanotechnology down your sink. Antimicrobial silver nanoparticles, for example, are added to food containers, socks, and cleaning products such as floor polish. But...