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NIST Process Expands Catalyst Options for Electrolysis and Fuel Cells
Release Date: 11/19/2015

Remember that pair of gold electroplated earrings you bought years ago at the mall? (Oh yes, you do.) Key to crafting their allure was the ability … more

NIST Takes (Some of) the Stress Out of Engineering New Materials
Release Date: 11/13/2015

Stress: What does it feel like to you? Maybe like pressure from multiple directions, trying to push and pull and twist you all at once? If so, … more

New Funding Awarded to Support Wisconsin Manufacturers
Release Date: 11/13/2015

As part of a multiyear effort to make the most of its federal investment in U.S. manufacturing, the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST, UC Davis Scientists Float New Approach to Creating Computer Memory
Release Date: 10/08/2015

What can skyrmions do for you? These ghostly quantum rings, heretofore glimpsed only under extreme laboratory conditions, just might be the basis … more

On Manufacturing Day, NIST and NSF Launch New Consortium to Support Advanced Manufacturing
Release Date: 10/02/2015

The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today … more

New Funding Brings New Opportunities for Manufacturers in Nine States
Release Date: 09/21/2015

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) will award $27 million to organizations in nine states to … more

NIST Releases Draft Framework to Help ‘Cyber Physical Systems’ Developers
Release Date: 09/18/2015

Unmanned vehicles, “intelligent” buildings, your cell phone, the fitness bracelet on your wrist—all of these are cyber-physical systems (CPS). … more

What’s the Prognosis? New Research Roadmap Aims for Fault-Free Manufacturing Processes
Release Date: 08/26/2015

In today’s increasingly complex manufacturing operations, Murphy’s Law is only an unexpected hiccup away—anything from a data error to an errant … more

NIST Posts 5-Year Strategic Plan for Measurement Research and Services in Materials, Chemical and Biological Sciences
Release Date: 08/13/2015

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have mapped out a plan for the NIST Material Measurement Laboratory, the … more

Not Schrödinger’s Cat: NIST PET Phantoms Bring New Accuracy to Medical Scans
Release Date: 07/28/2015

Teaming with a medical equipment company, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated the first … more

NIST Shows Organic Solar Industry Something New Under the Sun
Release Date: 07/16/2015

Hunting for the best material from which to build organic solar cells can be like seeking the proverbial haystack needle, but now scientists at … more

NIST-led Effort Yields New International Standard for Dynamic Liquid Measuring Systems
Release Date: 06/26/2015

Milk, beer, and fuels are just some of the liquids whose measurement systems are addressed by the new international standard. When measuring large … more

New Chip Defect-finding Scheme Attracts Industry Leaders
Release Date: 05/27/2015

A diagram of a transistor showing where the signal enters and where it is collected in both charge pumping and the new frequency-modulated charge … more

Global Cities Expo to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ Apps, June 1
Release Date: 05/20/2015

The community of the future will solve problems using machines linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks. For a glimpse of this exciting … more

Standard Knowledge for Robots
Release Date: 05/19/2015

What do you know? There is now a world standard for capturing and conveying the knowledge that robots possess—or, to get philosophical about it, … more

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