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Legacy Project - Fate of Nanoparticles in Neural Environments
Last Updated Date: 11/26/2014

Our goal is to develop an advanced in vitro system for nano-neurotoxicology that employs neural progenitor cells and tissue-engineering hydrogels. … more

Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in collaboration … more

Botanical Oils Containing Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Chemical Sciences Division has developed a collaborative program with the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the National … more

Saw Palmetto Dietary Supplement Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

Two Standard Reference Materials containing saw palmetto, SRM 3250 Serenoa repens (Fruit) and SRM 3251 Serenoa repens Extract, have been developed … more

Multivitamin/Multielement Dietary Supplement SRM
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Chemical Sciences Division has produced SRM 3280 Multivitamin/Multielement Tablets for use as a control by laboratories making vitamin or … more

Bitter Orange Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

Three bitter orange-containing Standard Reference Materials have been developed as part of the Chemical Science Division's program to produce SRMs … more

Far-infrared Spectroscopy of Biomolecules
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2014

Far-infrared (or terahertz/THz, ca. 25 to 300 micron wavelength) femtosecond pulsed laser and Fourier-transform infrared methods are employed to … more

Ultra-Wideband Location
Last Updated Date: 11/19/2014

This page provides a summary of the testing and evaluation conducted at NIST on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) location systems for first responders.

Biomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health … more

Accelerator Facilities
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

The Radiation Physics Division's accelerator facilities continue to support a broad range of research efforts in the areas of industrial and … more

Radioactivity Standard Reference Material Program
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

The Standard Reference Materials Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides science, industry, and government … more

Boulder MicroFabrication Facility
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2014

The Boulder MicroFabrication Facility (BMF) is an 18,000 square feet class 100 clean room located in the new Precision Measurement Laboratory. The … more

Nanotube Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2014

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods … more

Affect of Partial Charge Calculation Method on Adsorption Thermodynamics
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

In classical molecular simulations, electrostatic contributions to the potential energy are typically accounted for by assigning partial charges … more

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