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Compact High-Temperature Superconducting Cable Wins 'R&D 100' Award
Release Date: 06/22/2011

A method developed by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado at Boulder for … more

Researchers Share Useful Lessons Learned in Evaluating Emerging Technologies
Release Date: 06/21/2011

Most industry executives, military planners, research managers or venture capitalists charged with assessing the potential of an R&D project … more

NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House Report, Event
Release Date: 06/13/2011

A new White House policy document released today* highlights strategic roles that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plays … more

NIST 'Catch and Release' Program Could Improve Nanoparticle Safety Assessment
Release Date: 06/07/2011

Depending on whom you ask, nanoparticles are, potentially, either one of the most promising or the most perilous creations of science. These tiny … more

NIST Contests in China Put Next-Gen Robot Technologies to the Test
Release Date: 06/07/2011

Robotic automation, microrobotics and robotic perception and recognition all advanced a few steps closer to their future applications in … more

Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge Competition Now Open
Release Date: 06/03/2011

In recent months, NIST MEP has been involved in an effort of the Task Force on Regional Innovation Clusters (TARIC) to support a new “Jobs and … more

NIST 'Nanowire' Measurements Could Improve Computer Memory
Release Date: 05/18/2011

In this schematic image (top) and transmission electron micrograph, a silicon nanowire is shown surrounded by a stack of thin layers of material … more

NIST Workshop Highlights Planned Consortium for Soft Material Manufacturing Research
Release Date: 05/18/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is holding a special industry workshop on June 2 and 3, 2011, at the NIST laboratories … more

The Secret Behind NIST's New Gas Detector? Chirp Before Sniffing
Release Date: 05/10/2011

Trace gas detection, the ability to detect a scant quantity of a particular molecule—a whiff of formaldehyde or a hint of acetone—in a vast sea of … more

NIST Prototypes Framework for Evaluating Sustainability Standards
Release Date: 04/26/2011

As manufacturers and other businesses step up efforts to cut waste, reduce energy use and improve the overall sustainability of their products and … more

Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades
Release Date: 04/26/2011

The governing board of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines important for … more

New Manufacturing Innovations Blog Lifts Off
Release Date: 04/26/2011

The manufacturing experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership are now … more

NIST Expert Software 'Lowers the Stress' on Materials Problems
Release Date: 03/01/2011

Before you can build that improved turbojet engine, before you can create that longer-lasting battery, you have to ensure all the newfangled … more

Manufacturing Innovations 2011: Seizing Tomorrow's Opportunities Today
Release Date: 03/01/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) will host Manufacturing Innovations … more

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