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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

NIST Develops First Widely Useful Measurement Standard for Breast Cancer MRI
Release Date: 03/23/2016

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the first widely useful standard for magnetic resonance … 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

Amping Antimicrobial Discovery with Automation
Release Date: 03/16/2016

The antimicrobial arsenal that we count on to save millions of lives each year is alarmingly thin—and these microbes are rapidly evolving … more

New Phantom for Breast Cancer Screening
Release Date: 03/14/2016

The new breast phantom consists of two components. The one at more

Study Highlights Need for Better Characterized Genomes for Clinical Sequencing
Release Date: 03/02/2016

A new study that assesses the accuracy of modern human-genome-sequencing technologies found that some medically significant portions of an … more

Vaccine Fridge Field Study ‘Opens Doors’ to New Standards
Release Date: 02/23/2016

Alexandra Rodriguez demonstrating the broken contact style of data logger. Recipients of an annual flu shot may be surprised to learn that there … more

New Experimental Test Detects Signs of Lyme Disease Near Time of Infection
Release Date: 02/11/2016

When it comes to early diagnosis of Lyme disease, the insidious tick-borne illness that afflicts about 300,000 Americans annually, finding the … more

Assessing the Biosimilarity of Protein Drugs: New Study Shows Method’s Precision at Atomic Resolution
Release Date: 02/05/2016

A first-ever interlaboratory study of four versions of a therapeutic protein drug—all manufactured from living cells—reports that an established … more

NCCoE Seeks Vendors to Help Secure Wireless Medical Devices
Release Date: 01/28/2016

Medical devices such as the infusion pumps that deliver medication intravenously were once standalone instruments that interacted only with the … more

NIST Simulates Fast, Accurate DNA Sequencing Through Graphene Nanopore
Release Date: 01/15/2016

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have simulated a new concept for rapid, accurate gene sequencing by … more

NIST Featured in Media’s Top Science Stories of 2015
Release Date: 01/06/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is featured in several of the news media’s lists of the top science stories of 2015. … 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

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