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NIST Shows Ultrasonically Propelled Nanorods Spin Dizzyingly Fast
Release Date: 07/21/2014

Vibrate a solution of rod-shaped metal nanoparticles in water with ultrasound and they'll spin around their long axes like tiny drill bits. Why? … more

Fill ‘er Up: NIST Develops Prototype Meter Test for Hydrogen Refueling Stations
Release Date: 07/21/2014

To support the fair sale of gaseous hydrogen as a vehicle fuel, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

Researchers Find Organic Pollutants Not Factor in Turtle Tumor Disease
Release Date: 07/15/2014

For nearly four decades, scientists have suspected that persistent organic pollutants (POPs) contributed to a green turtle's susceptibility to the … more

Conferences and Events
NIST Exhibits at the 2014 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium
July 27-30, 2014

NCSLI 2014:  Measurement Science and the Environment  The increasing demands for measurements to quantify the state of the environment and the … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 NCSL International Workshop and Symposium
July 27-30, 2014

NCSLI 2014:  Measurement Science and the Environment  The increasing demands for measurements to quantify the state of the environment and the … more

High Throughput Second Order Nonlinear Optical Imaging and High Frame-Rate Lissajous Scanned Imaging
July 28, 2014

Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) are typically required to be sufficiently hydrophobic to pass through lipid membranes and ultimately reach … more