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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

X-Ray Probe Finds New Organic Transistors Do Well in Hot Water
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Materials scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working with an international research team, have helped … more

Novel Filter Material Could Cut Natural Gas Refining Costs
Release Date: 03/29/2012

Measurements taken by a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists show that a newly devised material has the … more

NIST Measurements May Help Optimize Organic Solar Cells
Release Date: 03/06/2012

Organic solar cells may be a step closer to market because of measurements taken at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and … 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

NIST Releases Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil Reference Material
Release Date: 03/06/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new certified reference material to support the federal government’s … 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

Unusual 'Collapsing' Iron Superconductor Sets Record for Its Class
Release Date: 02/07/2012

A team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland has found an iron-based superconductor that … 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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