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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 (100%) of its Community Resilience Planning Guide … 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