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A Call for Developing—and Using—Consensus Standards to Ensure the Quality of Cell Lines
Release Date: 06/14/2016

Mainstays of biomedical research, permanent lines of cloned cells are used to study the biology of health and disease and to test prospective … more

NIST and Stanford Launch Long-Term Measurement Initiative to Boost the U.S. Bio-Economy
Release Date: 05/20/2016

STANFORD, Calif.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University announced today that … more

Newly Patented NIST Technique Creates Precisely Sized Nanocontainers Useful for Drug Delivery
Release Date: 04/07/2016

What if doctors could deliver anti-cancer drugs directly to tumors without making patients sick? Bringing this dream of targeted drug delivery … more

DNA-Encoded Circuits Made Easier, Faster, and More Measurable
Release Date: 04/01/2016

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston University, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

Large Turnout for Funding Opportunity Briefing for DOC-Funded Manufacturing Institutes — Video Available Online
Release Date: 03/18/2016

On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, the NIST Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) hosted over 200 participants for a Proposers’ Day , where the attendees … more

NIST Issues Notice of Intent to Fund New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Release Date: 12/22/2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today it has issued a Notice of … more

NIST Develops NMR ‘Fingerprinting’ for Monoclonal Antibodies
Release Date: 04/14/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) have … more

Ensuring Quality: NIST Suggests New Purity Test for Biotech Products
Release Date: 12/02/2014

To avoid contaminating their experiments, biomedical researchers want to know that the scientific products they buy are pure. But how pure does … more

Shape-Sifting: NIST Categorizes Bio Scaffolds by Characteristic Cell Shapes
Release Date: 02/07/2014

Getting in the right shape might be just as important in a biology lab as a gym. Shape is thought to play an important role in the effectiveness … more

Cellular Landscaping: Predicting How, and How Fast, Cells Will Change
Release Date: 10/31/2012

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a model* for making quantifiable predictions of how a … more

Improved Characterization of Nanoparticle Clusters for EHS and Biosensors Research
Release Date: 10/25/2011

The tendency of nanoparticles to clump together in solution—"agglomeration"—is of great interest because the size of the clusters plays an … more

Shaping Up: Controlling a Stem Cell's Form Can Determine Its Fate
Release Date: 09/13/2011

"Form follows function!" was the credo of early 20th century architects making design choices based on the intended use of the structure. Cell … more

Branch Offices: New Family of Gold-Based Nanoparticles Could Serve as Biomedical 'Testbed'
Release Date: 06/21/2011

Gold nanoparticles are becoming the … well … gold standard for medical-use nanoparticles. A new paper* by researchers from the National Institute … more

Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? New NIST Reference Materials for Popular Diet Supplement
Release Date: 05/24/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a suite of green tea reference materials to help manufacturers evaluate the … more

NIST Workshop Highlights Planned Consortium for Soft Material Manufacturing Research
Release Date: 05/18/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is holding a special industry workshop on June 2 and 3, 2011, at the NIST laboratories … more

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