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State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.   more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Collagen Films Protocol

Background: Collagen type 1 is the most prevalent extracellular protein in connective tissue, and is part of the family of collagens that are … more

Digital PCR

Digital PCR (dPCR) is a method used to quantify nucleic acids (DNA, RNA, cDNA). At NIST we are using microfluidic and emulsion-based dPCR … more

SRM for Huntington CAG Repeat

Huntington disease is a neurodegenerative disease of midlife onset that produces choreic movements and cognitive decline, often accompanied by … more

Software
NIST's Integrated colony enumerator (NICE)

Enumeration of bacterial colonies on an agar plate is simple in concept, but automated colony counting is difficult due to variations in colony … more

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