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It's a Trap! But That's Okay for Novel Light-Detecting Material
Release Date: 04/17/2015

Traps. Whether you’re squaring off against the Empire or trying to wring electricity out of sunlight, they’re almost never a good thing. But … more

NIST Technique Can Measure Volumes of Key 'Lab on a Chip' Components
Release Date: 04/17/2015

Imagine shrinking tubes and beakers—in fact, most of a clinical chemistry lab—down to the size of a credit card. When engineers figured out how to … more

Commerce Acting Under Secretary Encourages Business to take Active Role in Corporate Cyber Security
Release Date: 04/17/2015

The acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology today called on corporate CEOs and board members to take active roles in … more

Conferences and Events
Workshop: Measurement Challenges and Metrology for Monitoring CO2 Emissions from Smokestacks
April 20-21, 2015

On April 20-21, 2015, NIST will host a workshop that will, through measurement science, enable the owners of stationary sources (primarily the … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
April 20-May 1, 2015

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a 2 week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

Satellites, Mathematics and Drones - fighting poachers in Africa and Asia
April 24, 2015

Tom Snitch leads a team at the University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies that has created the world's most sophisticated … more