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NIST Helps Cancer Treatment Drugs Get Past Their Sticking Point
Release Date: 04/22/2014

Potentially valuable drugs slowed down by sticky molecules may get another shot at success. Joint research by the National Institute of Standards … more

New Online Course Based on NIST Research Highlights Insights on Modern Firefighting
Release Date: 04/22/2014

A new, free, online course offered by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) highlights the tactical application of nearly two … more

NIST Seeks Applicants to Join Forensic Science Committees
Release Date: 04/22/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is accepting applications from members of the forensic science, criminal justice and … more

Conferences and Events
NIST Exhibits at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival
April 25-27, 2014

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists … more

A Measure of Improbable Research
April 25, 2014

Dung beetles finding their way home via the Milky Way. Calculating the forces acting on a ponytail. Preventing patients from exploding during … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
April 28-May 9, 2014

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