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Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking

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

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

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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