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In Tests of Promising Flame Retardants, Opposites Pair Off—And the Challenger Wins
Release Date: 12/19/2014

In a face-off between two promising flame retardants, the challenger—a nanomaterial that maintains a positive façade while sheltering a negative … more

Innovating to Protect our Waterways
Release Date: 12/17/2014

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is today announcing that a coalition of Federal agencies, including the Environmental … more

NIST Sensor Could Improve One of Nano Research’s Most Useful Microscopes
Release Date: 12/16/2014

Spotting molecule-sized features—common in computer circuits and nanoscale devices—may become both easier and more accurate with a sensor … more

Conferences and Events
Reinventing the Nanoelectronics Industry
January 8, 2015

The future application opportunities landscape, which includes the ‘Internet of Everything’, significantly broadens the current ITRS vision. Many … more

NIST History Colloquium--The H-Bomb, the Moon, and Beyond-History of the NBS Cryogenic Division
January 9, 2015

Cryogenics, the science of extremely cold temperatures, has been a part of the NBS/NIST research portfolio ever since NBS purchased the hydrogen … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
January 26-30, 2015

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more