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Precocious GEM: Shape-Shifting Sensor Can Report Conditions from Deep in the Body
Release Date: 03/27/2015

Scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have devised and … more

NIST’s MRI Measurement Tools to Help Diagnose Veterans' Traumatic Brain Injuries
Release Date: 03/17/2015

More than 300,000 U.S. veterans have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in recent years, a legacy of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … more

NIST 2015 SBIR Grants to Fund Research in Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Cybersecurity and Bioscience
Release Date: 03/11/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is offering to fund research projects … more

New NIST Reference Material Provides a Silver Lining for NanoEHS Research
Release Date: 03/03/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new silver nanoparticle reference material to support researchers studying … more

NIST's Michael Boss to Receive Tech Transfer Award for MRI Calibration Standard
Release Date: 02/24/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist Michael Boss will receive the 2015 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Award for … more

MedImmune and NIST Partner to Advance Development of Biological Therapies
Release Date: 02/20/2015

Additional Contact: Tracy Rossin (MedImmune) 301-398-1468 GAITHERSBURG, Md.—MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of … more

Computing for Better Radiation Therapy
Release Date: 02/19/2015

A photograph of the free-air chamber used for the physical measurements (left) and the corresponding model used in the computational simulations … more

Public-Private Sector Partners Launch $2 Million Open Innovation Challenge to Find Advanced Energy Absorbing Materials
Release Date: 01/29/2015

NFL, GE & Under Armour collaborate with U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on Head Health … more

Neutron Beams Reveal How Two Potential Pieces of Parkinson's Puzzle Fit
Release Date: 01/29/2015

To understand diseases like Parkinson’s, the tiniest of puzzles may hold big answers. That’s why a team including scientists from the National … more

Prototype for First Traceable PET-MR Phantom
Release Date: 01/23/2015

A fused PET-CT image of the new phantom with its traceably calibrated amount of fluor more

Liquids and Glasses Relax, Too. But Not Like You Thought.
Release Date: 01/15/2015

A new insight into the fundamental mechanics of the movement of molecules recently published* by researchers at the National Institute of … more

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

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