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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

NIST Polishes Method for Creating Tiny Diamond Machines
Release Date: 09/27/2011

Diamonds may be best known as a symbol of long-lasting love. But semiconductor makers are also hoping they'll pan out as key components of … more

Researchers Expand Capabilities of Miniature Analyzer for Complex Samples
Release Date: 08/30/2011

It’s not often that someone can claim that going from a positive to a negative is a step forward, but that’s the case for a team of scientists … more

Iron ‘Veins’ Are Secret of Promising New Hydrogen Storage Material
Release Date: 08/30/2011

With a nod to biology, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have a new approach to the problem of safely … more

Baldrige and Manufacturing: Article from Summer 2011 Issue of Encore
Release Date: 08/30/2011

Peter Frasso, President and CEO of Segue Manufacturing Services, states that "Baldrige consists of three core principles—find out what the … more

Kinder, Gentler Cell Capture Method Could Aid Medical Research
Release Date: 08/16/2011

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has come up with a potential solution to a two-pronged problem in … more

NIST and Researcher Butler Recognized for Forensic Science Citations
Release Date: 07/06/2011

When ScienceWatch.com, a Thomson Reuters web resource for measuring and analyzing science trends, recently listed the most influential … more

Nanowire-based Sensors Offer Improved Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds
Release Date: 06/21/2011

A team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), George Mason University and the University of Maryland has … more

Final Version of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide Published
Release Date: 06/21/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security … more

NIST Tunes 'Metasurface' with Fluid in New Concept for Sensing and Chemistry
Release Date: 06/07/2011

Like an opera singer hitting a note that shatters a glass, a signal at a particular resonant frequency can concentrate energy in a material and … more

Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? New NIST Reference Materials for Popular Diet Supplement
Release Date: 05/24/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a suite of green tea reference materials to help manufacturers evaluate the … more

Marine Lab Research Tracks Pollutants in Dolphins and Beluga Whales
Release Date: 05/10/2011

Bottlenose dolphins* and beluga whales**, two marine species at or near the top of their respective food webs, accumulate more chemical pollutants … more

The Secret Behind NIST's New Gas Detector? Chirp Before Sniffing
Release Date: 05/10/2011

Trace gas detection, the ability to detect a scant quantity of a particular molecule—a whiff of formaldehyde or a hint of acetone—in a vast sea of … more

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