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Displaying news from July 01, 2003 To September 30, 2003

Tiny "Test Tubes" May Aid Pharmaceutical R&D
Release Date: September 26, 2003

Top: Fluorescent images show two liposomes, one filled with dye and another filled with calcium ions. Bottom: After fusing, the contents of the liposomes mix and react producing an … more

NIST Details First-Person Data Collection Projects for WTC Investigation
Release Date: September 17, 2003

Commerce Agency Needs Participation from Survivors, First-Responders and Families of Victims At a press briefing in New York City today, the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards … more

Commerce’s NIST Announces 44 New Advanced Technology Program Awards
Release Date: September 10, 2003

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced 44 new awards from its Advanced Technology Program (ATP). The funding will assist 35 companies … more

Furlani Named NIST CIO
Release Date: September 2, 2003

Cita Furlani has been named chief information officer (CIO) for the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) by NIST Director Arden Bement Jr. She has been … more

Stanley Named to Head NIST’s Advanced Technology Program
Release Date: September 2, 2003

Marc G. Stanley has been selected to lead the Advanced Technology Program (ATP) at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) by NIST Director Arden Bement. … more

Novel Zigzag Shape Gives Sensors Magnetic Appeal
Release Date: August 27, 2003

The graphic aboves shows how the direction of magnetization within a NIST zigzag magnetic sensor follows the shape of the device. The green and orange areas of the sensors act like tiny bar … more

Commerce’s NIST Receives Valuable Chemical Data from Dow $5 Million Gift to Aid U.S. Chemical Research and Manufacturing
Release Date: July 31, 2003

As part of an effort to improve the quality of chemical information available to U.S. researchers, manufacturers, students and others, Dow Chemical Co. has donated an extensive collection of … more

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement Among The National Institute of Standards and Technology, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and [Corporation]
Release Date: July 16, 2003

Article 1. INTRODUCTION This Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), effective upon the date executed by the last party to sign (“Effective Date”), is entered into by and between … more

Memorandum of Understanding Between The National Institute of Standards and Technology and The University of Maryland, College Park, MD for Cooperative Research
Release Date: July 16, 2003

This Memorandum of Understanding, effective upon the date of execution by the last party to sign (“Effective Date”), is entered into by and between the University of Maryland (“UM”), a public … more

NIST, University of Maryland Agree to Broadly Expand Collaborations
Release Date: July 16, 2003

Arden L. Bement, director of the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, and C.D. Mote, president of the University of Maryland, College Park, today signed an … more

Ultracold Molecules Pave Way for Quantum “Super Molecule” Achievement Could Improve Understanding of Superconductivity
Release Date: July 2, 2003

Physicist Deborah Jin in her laboratory at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado, Boulder. © Geoffrey Wheeler A team … more