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Displaying news from January 01, 2007 To March 31, 2007

Study: Cells Selectively Absorb Short Nanotubes
Release Date: March 30, 2007

DNA-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) shorter than about 200 nanometers readily enter into human lung cells and so may pose an increased risk to health, according to scientists at the … more

New JILA Apparatus Measures Fast Nanoscale Motions
Release Date: March 16, 2007

A new nanoscale apparatus developed at JILA—a tiny gold beam whose 40 million vibrations per second are measured by hopping electrons—offers the potential for a 500-fold increase in the speed of … more

Fifteen Named to Earthquake Hazards Reduction Advisory Committee
Release Date: February 28, 2007

William Jeffrey, director of the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has named 15 distinguished academic, industry and government experts to serve on the … more

NIST Report Addresses Scientific and Technical Measurement Challenges Key to Sustaining U.S. Innovation
Release Date: February 12, 2007

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—A new report based on an analysis of more than 700 scientific and technical measurement challenges facing U.S. industry today, calls on the public and private sectors to address … more

First 2D Pictures of a 'Frequency Comb' Transform It into a Brush
Release Date: February 7, 2007

Technique Reveals Colors and Intensity of All Lightwaves Simultaneously False-color images of the "fingerprints" of molecular iodine, each taken under different experimental conditions … more

Opening Statement FY 2008 NIST Budget Press Briefing Teleconference
Release Date: February 5, 2007

Good afternoon. This is a great day for NIST. The President’s 2008 budget request calls for an 11 percent increase in funding for the NIST core (which consists of our research and facilities) over … more

Budget Request Promotes National Competitiveness Through Research and Facilities at Commerce Department’s NIST
Release Date: February 5, 2007

Budget table Opening Statement from FY 2008 NIST Budget Press Briefing Teleconference by William Jeffrey, Director, NIST Washington, D.C. — President George W. Bush’s fiscal year (FY) 2008 … more

NIST Issues Draft IPv6 Technical Profile
Release Date: February 1, 2007

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) yesterday issued a draft profile that will assist federal agencies in developing plans to acquire and deploy products that implement … more