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Getting Better All the Time: JILA Strontium Atomic Clock Sets New Records
Release Date: 04/21/2015

In another advance at the far frontiers of timekeeping by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers, the latest … more

New Report Recommends Policies for Improved Preservation of Biological Evidence
Release Date: 04/20/2015

All states should have laws ensuring that criminal justice systems properly handle, store and retain forensic biological evidence, according to a … more

It's a Trap! But That's Okay for Novel Light-Detecting Material
Release Date: 04/17/2015

Traps. Whether you’re squaring off against the Empire or trying to wring electricity out of sunlight, they’re almost never a good thing. But … more

Conferences and Events
23rd Annual CIRMS Meeting "Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation"
April 27-29, 2015

The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards will focus on Fundamentals of Radiation Measurement … more

Release of Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Comment
April 27, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will release the complete draft of its Community Resilience Planning Guide (Guide)* for … more

Western Measurement Assurance Program (WRAP)
May 4-7, 2015

This is the annual training session for metrologists from WRAP. The sessions will cover updated proficiency testing software, analysis, planning, … more