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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

NIST/UMass Study Finds Evidence Nanoparticles May Increase Plant DNA Damage
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) have provided the … more

Fish Flu: Genetics Approach May Lead to Treatment
Release Date: 11/08/2011

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has provided the first look* at a genetic structure that may play a … 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

From Hydrogen Fuel Stations to Bean Counters, NIST Weights and Measures Works to Meet Market Needs
Release Date: 08/17/2010

State regulators, meter manufacturers and hydrogen gas producers concerned with developing markets for hydrogen fuel; farmers seeking to more … more

Knowing When Poultry Goes Foul
Release Date: 04/13/2010

Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have gone her one better by designing … more

Bitter Orange SRMs: Tools for Product Analysis/Quality
Release Date: 05/13/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for bitter orange, long used in folk … more

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