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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

New NIST 'Cell Assay on a Chip': Solid Results from Simple Means
Release Date: 02/07/2012

The great artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci once said that “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” National Institute of Standards and … more

Hacking the SEM: Crystal Phase Detection for Nanoscale Samples
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Top: Transmission electron diffraction pattern from from a segment of an indium gallium nitride (InGaN) nanowire about 50 nanometers in diameter … more

Inc.com Features Baldrige Award Winner MidwayUSA
Release Date: 01/24/2012

A brand-new article on Inc.com, " We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America ," features MidwayUSA, a 2009 Baldrige Award winner in small … more

NIST Sensor Improvement Brings Analysis Method into Mainstream
Release Date: 12/20/2011

An advance in sensor design* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Waterloo's … more

NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/20/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. … more

Tags? We're It. NIST Opens New 'Biolabeling' Research Facility
Release Date: 11/22/2011

With the recent opening of its new Biomolecular Labeling Laboratory, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has become one of a … more

NBS Physics Site Honored
Release Date: 11/14/2011

At the event. (l-r): Katharine Gebbie (PML), Allen Sessoms (UDC), and Kate Kirby (APS). Photo credit: Michael Lucibella/APS News.  The American … more

Safe Fluids for Jet Engine Texts
Release Date: 11/02/2011

A sailor assigned to Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department tests an aircraft jet engine for defects aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. … more

Improved Characterization of Nanoparticle Clusters for EHS and Biosensors Research
Release Date: 10/25/2011

The tendency of nanoparticles to clump together in solution—"agglomeration"—is of great interest because the size of the clusters plays an … more

NIST Colleagues Congratulate Shechtman on Nobel Chemistry Prize
Release Date: 10/13/2011

Additional Contact: Gail Porter 301-975-3392 Gaithersburg, Md.— National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) colleagues of Dan Shechtman … more

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