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Shape-Changing Enzyme Suggests How Small Doses of Anti-HIV Drug Might Treat Alzheimer’s Disease
Release Date: 06/28/2016

For a promising pathway to treating Alzheimer’s patients, “aim here.” That’s what National Institute of Standards of Technology (NIST) researchers … more

NIST’s Newest Watt Balance Brings World One Step Closer to New Kilogram
Release Date: 06/21/2016

A high-tech version of an old-fashioned balance scale at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just brought scientists a … more

Commerce Secretary Appoints Avi Bender as NTIS Head, Unveils New Joint Venture Opportunities in Data Sharing/Services
Release Date: 06/20/2016

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) has reached a turning point. The agency published a Federal … more

Conferences and Events
Optical Antennas as Nanocavities: Super-Resolution Mapping of the Vectorial EM Field and Coupling Strength
June 29, 2016

Optical (nano)antennas reversibly and efficiently convert free propagating optical radiation into localized energy. Nanoantennas confine light at … more

NIST Workshop on Software Measures and Metrics to Reduce Security Vulnerabilities
July 12, 2016

The Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan  seeks to fundamentally alter the dynamics of security, reversing adversaries' … more

NISTIR 7383 SOP 18/19 - Parts 1 and 2
July 13-14, 2016

These 2 hour webinars will examine SOP 18 and the process of calibrating Volumetric Test Measures using NISTIR 7383 SOP 18 and compare this … more