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Reliable RNA Analysis Now Easier with NIST 'Dashboard' Tool
Release Date: 12/02/2014

A new, innovative “dashboard” from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) won’t help you drive your car, but it will help … 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

Research in Images: Cutaway View of Nanoparticles in a Neural Cell
Release Date: 11/26/2014

click on image for full-size version NIST's Precision Imaging Facility (PIF) in Boulder, Colo., provides a variety of advanced tools for precisely … more

NIST Study Suggests Light May Be Skewing Lab Tests on Nanoparticles' Health Effects
Release Date: 11/18/2014

Truth shines a light into dark places. But sometimes to find that truth in the first place, it’s better to stay in the dark. That’s what recent … more

402 Members Named to Forensic Science Standards Organization
Release Date: 10/29/2014

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today the final appointments to the Organization … more

Benchmarking Fluorescence Microscopy
Release Date: 09/24/2014

Would your laboratory or company benefit from having an easy method to track fluorescence microscopy performance?   Can you compare your imaging … more

NIST Announces FY 2014 Small Business Innovation Research Awards
Release Date: 09/15/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded more than $2.2 million in Phase I and Phase II … more

Enhanced NIST Instrument Enables High-speed Chemical Imaging of Tissues
Release Date: 07/22/2014

A research team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working with the Cleveland Clinic, has demonstrated a dramatically … more

Researchers Find Organic Pollutants Not Factor in Turtle Tumor Disease
Release Date: 07/15/2014

For nearly four decades, scientists have suspected that persistent organic pollutants (POPs) contributed to a green turtle's susceptibility to the … more

New NIST Web Tool Makes Working with Glycan Sugars a Lot Sweeter
Release Date: 07/11/2014

When researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) need a special tool to do their work more effectively, they often … more

Seeing Your True Colors: Standards for Hyperspectral Imaging
Release Date: 07/01/2014

Today, doctors who really want to see if a wound is healing have to do a biopsy or some other invasive technique that, besides injuring an already … more

NIST Analytic Technique Offers Arson Investigators Faster, More Accurate Results
Release Date: 06/17/2014

A research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a new method for detecting ignitable liquids that … more

JILA Study Finds Crowding Has Big Effects on Biomolecules
Release Date: 05/20/2014

Crowding has notoriously negative effects at large size scales, blamed for everything from human disease and depression to community resource … more

NIST Chip Produces and Detects Specialized Gas for Biomedical Analysis
Release Date: 05/20/2014

A chip-scale device that both produces and detects a specialized gas used in biomedical analysis and medical imaging has been built and … more

Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons
Release Date: 05/06/2014

Nerve agents are among the world's most feared chemical weapons, but scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

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