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Forensics@NIST 2012 Webcast Now Available
Release Date: 01/07/2013

On November 28 -30, 2012, NIST hosted the Forensics@NIST symposium at its Gaithersburg, Maryland campus. The symposium featured three days of … more

Save the Date for DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation
Release Date: 01/07/2013

On Friday, April 12, 2013, NIST will host a free, one-day workshop on interpreting forensic DNA mixtures in casework. Participants may attend this … more

JILA Physicists Achieve Elusive 'Evaporative Cooling' of Molecules
Release Date: 12/19/2012

Achieving a goal considered nearly impossible, JILA physicists have chilled a gas of molecules to very low temperatures by adapting the familiar … more

The Year in Patents
Release Date: 12/18/2012

NIST scientists and engineers have been recognized as inventors in a variety of research areas, including the biosciences, building and fire … more

Novel NIST Process Is a Low-Cost Route to Ultrathin Platinum Films
Release Date: 12/12/2012

A research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a relatively simple, fast and effective method of … more

'Cloning' Could Make Structurally Pure Nanotubes for Nanoelectronics
Release Date: 11/14/2012

Researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a … more

NIST Study Suggests Carbon Nanotubes May Protect DNA from Oxidation
Release Date: 11/14/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have provided evidence in the laboratory that single-wall carbon … more

New Reference Material to Help Get the Lead Out of Paints for Children's Products
Release Date: 10/16/2012

To help manufacturers adhere to new regulations intended to reduce the risk of lead poisoning in children, researchers at the National Institute … more

Video of Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Now Available
Release Date: 10/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) and the … more

NIST, Columbia Engineering Collaborate on Inexpensive DNA Sequencing Method
Release Date: 10/02/2012

Rapid, accurate genetic sequencing soon may be within reach of every doctor's office if recent research from the National Institute of Standards … more

Register For Forensics@NIST
Release Date: 09/19/2012

  Online registration is now open for Forensics@NIST 2012, a three-day symposium on cutting-edge forensic science research being performed at … more

New NIST Screening Method Identifies 1,200 Candidate Refrigerants to Combat Global Warming
Release Date: 09/18/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new computational method for identifying candidate … more

September Workshop to Explore the Measurement Needs of the Flexible Electronics Industry
Release Date: 09/05/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in concert with the FlexTech Alliance, will hold a workshop on “Flexible Printed … more

Mars Robot, Curiosity, Tethered to NIST Measurements
Release Date: 09/05/2012

Sometimes the chain of measurement traceability—the unbroken series of links between a calibrated instrument and the official standard maintained … more

NIST Focuses on Testing Standards to Support Lab on a Chip Commercialization
Release Date: 08/08/2012

Lab on a chip (LOC) devices—microchip-size systems that can prepare and analyze tiny fluid samples with volumes ranging from a few microliters … more

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