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Report Details Efforts to Improve, Advance Indoor Microbial Sampling
Release Date: 05/29/2012

Humans spend greater than 90 percent of their time indoors, but we're never alone there. Bacteria and viruses, scientists estimate, make up half … more

June Conference Highlights Latest in Metabolomics
Release Date: 05/15/2012

Researchers, health care professionals, academics, industry representatives and others interested in the advanced diagnostic and disease treatment … more

Researchers Find Reducing Fishmeal Hinders Growth of Farmed Fish
Release Date: 05/02/2012

When it comes to the food used to raise fish in aquaculture "farms," it seems that you may get what you pay for. In a new study,* researchers from … more

Ultrasound Idea: Prototype NIST/CU Bioreactor Evaluates Engineered Tissue While Creating It
Release Date: 05/02/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype bioreactor—a device for culturing cells to … more

NIST Mini-sensor Measures Magnetic Activity in Human Brain
Release Date: 04/19/2012

A miniature atom-based magnetic sensor developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has passed an important research … more

NIST/UMass Study Finds Evidence Nanoparticles May Increase Plant DNA Damage
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) have provided the … more

May Workshop Examines Impact of Advanced Imaging Technology on Tissue Engineering Research
Release Date: 04/17/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with the Multi-Agency Tissue Engineering Science (MATES) working group, … more

NIST Findings Awaken Age-Old Anesthesia Question
Release Date: 03/20/2012

Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness? New insights into this century-and-a-half-old question may spring from research performed at … more

Two for One: Simultaneous Size and Electrochemical Measurement of Nanomaterials
Release Date: 03/06/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have done a mash-up of two very different experimental techniques—neutron … more

Experts Recommend Measures to Reduce Human Error in Fingerprint Analysis
Release Date: 02/21/2012

A new report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has … more

NIST Seeks Health Record System Manufacturers to Assist in Usability Testing
Release Date: 02/16/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks manufacturers of electronic health record (EHR) systems to participate in a … more

President's FY 2013 Budget Request for NIST Targets Advanced Manufacturing, Critical Science and Technology Programs
Release Date: 02/13/2012

Washington, D.C. – The President’s fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget for the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Announces Program to ID Human Cell Lines for Research
Release Date: 02/07/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that it is launching a project to collect and catalog DNA identification … more

Good Timing: NIST/CU Collaboration Adds Timing Capability to Living Cell Sensors
Release Date: 02/07/2012

Individual cells modified to act as sensors using fluorescence are already useful tools in biochemistry, but now they can add good timing to their … more

NIST Provides Octagonal Window of Opportunity for Carbon Capture
Release Date: 02/07/2012

Filtering carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, from factory smokestacks is a necessary, but expensive part of many manufacturing processes. However, … more

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