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‘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

NIST Issues Guidelines for Ensuring RFID Security
Release Date: 04/26/2007

Gaithersburg, MD – Retailers, manufacturers, hospitals, federal agencies and other organizations planning to use radio frequency identification … more

Nanomanufacturing Meeting to Chart Research Needs
Release Date: 09/14/2006

Experts in manufacturing processes, measurement science and tools, and computational methods will meet Oct. 17-19, 2006, in Gaithersburg, Md., to … more

Meeting to Examine Industry Impact of Chemical Controls
Release Date: 08/31/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has co-organized with U.S. industry a workshop to address the increasing pressure on … more

NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs
Release Date: 07/06/2006

Click here for hi-res version . A worker in a protective cab on a NIST-developed revolutionary robotic platform strips paint off a U.S. Air Force … more

Gulf Coast MEP Centers to Help Manufacturers Recover
Release Date: 05/25/2006

This week the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded grants totaling $4.5 million to five organizations affiliated with … more

Helping Small Manufacturers Do Business with Government
Release Date: 02/16/2006

A new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at helping small manufacturers better understand how to do business with federal, state and local … more

Helping Small Firms Run Large Supply Chains
Release Date: 01/17/2006

Big manufacturing jobs, especially those in the defense industry that involve management of extensive supply chains, often require resources and … more

Two Universities Get Grants for Precision Measurements
Release Date: 11/17/2005

NIST has awarded two new Precision Measurement Grants to promote fundamental research in measurement science in U.S. colleges and universities. … more

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