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NIST Develops First ‘Roadmap’ for Public Safety Communications Research
Release Date: 05/26/2015

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the first “roadmap” for the next 20 years of … more

New NIST Center of Excellence to Improve Statistical Analysis of Forensic Evidence
Release Date: 05/26/2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—As part of a national collaborative effort to strengthen the scientific basis for forensic evidence used in the criminal justice … more

‘Measuring Stick’ Standard for Gene Sequencing Now Available from NIST
Release Date: 05/21/2015

The world’s first reference material to help ensure laboratories accurately “map” DNA for genetic testing, medical diagnoses and future customized … more

Conferences and Events
Autonomous Industrial Vehicles: From the Laboratory to the Factory Floor
May 30, 2015

To solicit researcher input for the development of consensus standards within ASTM International Committee F45 on Driverless Automatic Industrial … more

Advanced Mass Seminar
June 1-11, 2015

The 9 day, hands-on seminar focuses on the comprehension and application of the advanced mass procedures, the equations, and associated … more

NIST Handbook 133 - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods - Basic
June 1-5, 2015

This 5 day seminar will focus on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited … more