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Crystal Unclear: Why Might This Uncanny Crystal Change Laser Design?
Release Date: 08/26/2016

Laser applications may benefit from crystal research by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and China’s … more

NIST Study Provides Voice for Evacuation Needs of Mobility Impaired
Release Date: 08/26/2016

A fire alarm sounds. An announcement comes over the office public address system: “A fire has been reported in the building. This is not a drill. … more

Perfluorinated Compounds Found in African Crocodiles, American Alligators
Release Date: 08/25/2016

American alligators and South African crocodiles populate waterways a third of the globe apart, and yet both have detectable levels of long-lived … more

Conferences and Events
Exploring the Dimensions of Trustworthiness: Challenges and Opportunities
August 30-31, 2016

Trustworthiness is a critical concern stakeholders have about Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT) and their deployment. … more

NSCI Seminar: Communication-Avoiding Algorithms for Linear Algebra and Beyond
September 6, 2016

Algorithms have two costs: arithmetic and communication, i.e. moving data between levels of a memory hierarchy or processors over a network. … more

The Role of Standards in Preventing & Mitigating Health IT Patient Safety Risks
September 7, 2016

Health IT Community Technical Workshop for all Stakeholders: Learn and Share Industry Best Practices. Objectives: Bring together all Health IT … more