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Tests Check Out Rescue Robots' Life-Saving Vision
Release Date: 06/10/2008

To save lives, search and rescue robots crawling through the rubble of a collapsed building or surveying a chemical spill area must be capable of … more

Word/Logic Bank to Help Build ‘Thinking’ Machines
Release Date: 05/28/2008

Information scientists announced an agreement last month on a “concept bank” programmers could use to build thinking machines that reason about … more

NIST Third Interoperability Week April 28-May 2
Release Date: 04/01/2008

For manufacturing engineers and linguists “interoperability” and “ontology” go together like horse and carriage—“you can’t have one without the … more

Software Tackles Production Line Machine ‘Cyclic Jitters’
Release Date: 04/01/2008

Electronic commands passed from machine to machine over data networks increasingly drive today’s precisely timed and sequenced manufacturing … more

April Conferences Focus on Scanning Advances
Release Date: 03/18/2008

Since the advent of the scanning electron microscope (SEM) in the 1930s, that instrument and its many and diverse descendents—including atomic … more

Report Identifies Three Key R&D Priorities for Future Manufacturing
Release Date: 03/18/2008

A new report identifies and describes research and development priorities for the future of three critical, high-tech U.S. manufacturing … more

Report Identifies Three Key R&D Priorities for Future Manufacturing
Release Date: 03/14/2008

A new report published today identifies and describes research and development priorities for the future of three critical, high-tech U.S. … more

NIST Web Site Features Waldseemüller Map Video
Release Date: 03/05/2008

Visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Web site can view a video that portrays NIST’s construction of an encasement … more

‘Nitty-Gritty’ but Vital Data Helps Field Rescue Robots
Release Date: 02/05/2008

A new ASTM International standard for urban search and rescue robots and components tackles humble logistics problems that, left unsolved, could … more

NIST Encasement Now Protecting ‘America’s Birth Certificate’
Release Date: 12/12/2007

NIST technician Dana Strawbridge bolts the top frame of the map encasement to its base during a test sealing of the encasement prior to shipping … more

NIST Helps Preserve the 500-year-old Waldseemüller Map
Release Date: 12/07/2007

This map shows the outline of North and South America, as well as the Isthmus of Panama, and was the first to depict clearly a separate Western … more

Showcase - Focus on Microfluidics
Release Date: 10/12/2007

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT NIST Presents Its Microfluidics Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, October 9, … more

NIST Helps Plan Measurement Standards for the Hydrogen Economy
Release Date: 09/27/2007

How do you conveniently measure something that not only is 14 times lighter than air but also invisible? That’s just one of the tasks National … more

NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs
Release Date: 07/02/2007

A revolutionary robotic platform developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been adapted for the U.S. Air Force to … more

Rescue Robot Tests To Offer Responders High-Tech Help
Release Date: 06/08/2007

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) engineers are organizing the fourth in a series of Response Robot Evaluation Exercises for … more

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