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NIST Workshop Gets a ‘Grip’ on Robotics Challenge
Release Date: 07/10/2013

Even though modern industrial robots are becoming nimbler and more capable, they still need to get a good grip on things—the equivalent of hands … more

NIST Announces Three Funding Opportunities in Engineering Research
Release Date: 06/26/2013

Funding opportunities for research in the areas of disaster-resilient buildings and communities, sustainable construction and manufacturing, and … more

Protecting the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure
Release Date: 06/20/2013

Guest blog post by Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director, National Institute of Standards and … more

Three New NIST Economics Briefs Explore Technology Topics
Release Date: 06/11/2013

Three new Economic and Policy Analysis summaries* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) explore technology's impact on … more

NIST and Partners Offer Solution to Communications Impasse in Factories
Release Date: 05/28/2013

Once uncommunicative industrial robots and machine tools are now beginning to talk turkey, thanks to a prototype application developed by a team … more

New Manufacturing Extension Centers Planned for Arizona and Rhode Island
Release Date: 04/30/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program has awarded cooperative … more

An Unprecedented View of Spintronic Switching
Release Date: 04/26/2013

Tom Silva (left) and Hans Nembach examine the partially disassembled original H-MOMM set-up. The entire configuration is being re-built to measure … more

NIST to Launch New Center to Support Nebraska Manufacturers
Release Date: 04/17/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting proposals to establish a new Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership … more

Temp-Controlled 'Nanopores' May Allow Detailed Blood Analysis
Release Date: 03/05/2013

Tiny biomolecular chambers called nanopores that can be selectively heated may help doctors diagnose disease more effectively if recent research … more

Nanoelectronics Conference Will Focus on Semiconductor Industry's Future
Release Date: 03/05/2013

How the semiconductor industry can create the next generations of nanoscale computing technology will be one of the themes of the 2013 … more

Large Mass Calibration
Release Date: 03/05/2013

Paul Emanuel (left) and Kevin Chesnutwood carefully hoist a container off its floor mount atop the platform of the large-mass balance-beam scale. … more

Second Annual National Manufacturing Day Slated for Oct. 4, 2013
Release Date: 02/07/2013

Additional Contacts: Patricia Lee Director of Marketing Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. 815-227-8286 Jeff Ostermayer Senior … more

NIST to Host Three Presidential Innovation Fellows
Release Date: 02/06/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expects to host three new Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) from the latest round … more

New Guide Will Allow Electric Utilities to Develop Green Button Web Tools
Release Date: 02/06/2013

A new guide* for Web developers recently released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will make it easier for electric … more

NSTC Releases Planned Design for Manufacturing Innovation Network
Release Date: 01/24/2013

The Administration's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) has released a report based on the input of nearly 900 stakeholders that … more

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