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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

Prices are Down, Value is Up: The Newly Expanded ACerS-NIST Database
Release Date: 07/11/2012

One of the most influential collections of materials data at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now not only bigger than … more

NIST Launches New Website to Educate Industry About Alternatives to Mercury Thermometers
Release Date: 06/12/2012

As part of a larger effort to reduce the amount of mercury, a potent neurotoxin, in the environment, the National Institute of Standards and … more

Forensics@NIST 2012
Release Date: 06/04/2012

On November 28 – 30, 2012, OLES will be hosting Forensics@NIST 2012 , a symposium for industry, government, and academic representatives to learn … more

New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new standard reference material (SRM) to aid in the detection of two … 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

NIST Forensic Measurement Challenge
Release Date: 05/14/2012

Recently, NIST announced the availability of $2.5 million for funding criminal justice applications that use new scientific discoveries. … more

Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference
Release Date: 05/02/2012

Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference 2012 Since the early 1900s, forensic scientists have been using firearms analysis to associate bullets and … 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

Fabrication Method Can Affect the Use of Block Copolymer Thin Films
Release Date: 05/02/2012

A new study by a team including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) indicates that thin polymer films can … more

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