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NIST Announces Initial Members of Forensic Science Digital Evidence Subcommittee
Release Date: 12/22/2014

Digital evidence plays a growing role in a wide variety of crimes as cell phones, computers, GPS and other digital devices carry increasing … more

Register Now for NIST Symposium on Biometric and Forensic Technology
Release Date: 12/16/2014

Registration is now open to attend a NIST symposium on one of the biggest challenges facing the advancement of forensic science and biometric … more

NIST Forensic Science Standards Inventory Now Available Online
Release Date: 12/12/2014

NIST’s Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) is taking the first steps toward developing an OSAC Registry of Approved Standards and an … more

Neutron CT Helps Solve Puzzle
Release Date: 12/10/2014

In NIST’s neutron CT scans, the battery cells were rotated in the neutron beam, and radiographs were acquired at several angles. The data were … more

NIST Tests: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures
Release Date: 12/09/2014

New test results* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirm that portable radios used by firefighters can fail to … more

NIST Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management
Release Date: 12/04/2014

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags—devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people—have become … more

NIST-Funded Researcher Wins Honor for Food Safety Test
Release Date: 12/04/2014

News article courtesy the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department … more

Harary Appointed Director of NIST Engineering Lab
Release Date: 11/05/2014

Howard Harary has been appointed director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Engineering Laboratory, which develops … more

402 Members Named to Forensic Science Standards Organization
Release Date: 10/29/2014

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today the final appointments to the Organization … more

Building Better Body Armor: PML Provides Standards for US Army
Release Date: 10/28/2014

Project team members Vincent Lee (left) and Craig Shakarji hold a body armor size check standard and an actual body armor plate, respectively. … more

Evidence Says: December Symposium Showcases Forensics at NIST
Release Date: 10/22/2014

Forensic science research goes back a long way at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)—more than a century. In fact, the … more

NIST Laser Comb System Maps 3D Surfaces Remotely for Manufacturing, Forensics
Release Date: 10/07/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a laser-based imaging system that creates … more

New Forensic Subcommittee on Digital Evidence Added to Organization of Scientific Area Committees
Release Date: 09/08/2014

Digital evidence, one of the fastest growing areas of forensic science, will now have its own subcommittee in the National Institute of Standards … more

Save the Date: NIST to Host International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management, July 20-24, 2015
Release Date: 09/03/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to host the International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management: … more

Forensic Science Standards Effort Takes Shape as NIST Appoints Scientific Area Committees Members
Release Date: 09/03/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today named nearly 70 new members to the Organization of Scientific Area Committees … more

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