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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

NIST Technique Can Measure Volumes of Key 'Lab on a Chip' Components
Release Date: 04/17/2015

Imagine shrinking tubes and beakers—in fact, most of a clinical chemistry lab—down to the size of a credit card. When engineers figured out how to … more

Conferences and Events
Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
April 24, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more

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 Framework for Public Comment
April 27, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will release the complete draft (100%) of its Community Disaster Resilience Framework on … more