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NIST Names Two to Earthquake Advisory Board
Release Date: 03/16/2015

A public health expert and a sociologist have been appointed by Willie May, acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and … more

Mapping Microscopic Surfaces Could Help Solve Crimes
Release Date: 03/10/2015

  Example of a 3D image of firing pin impression showing microscopic surface features. Credit: NIST Topographic maps that display surface features … more

New Neutron Detector Design
Release Date: 03/09/2015

A team of researchers has successfully demonstrated a new design concept for a neutron detector that does not rely – as nearly all current models … more

OSAC Forensic Science Standards Priority Discussions Now Available in Webcast Archive
Release Date: 03/03/2015

Those who missed presentations of forensic science standards development priorities at the first public meetings of the Organization of Scientific … more

Recapping the First Public OSAC Meetings: What is an SDO?
Release Date: 03/02/2015

  The five Scientific Area Committees within the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees held their first public meetings in Orlando, … more

First Scientific Area Committee Meetings for Forensic Science to be Webcast
Release Date: 02/13/2015

Forensic scientists interested in watching the first public meetings of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees will be able to see them … more

NIST Shows Crystal Pattern Mapping Can Recover Obliterated Serial Numbers in Metals
Release Date: 02/11/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a technique for mapping deformation in metals that can … more

Vendors Sought to Develop Model System to Monitor Security of Energy Industry Networked Control Systems
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators on an effort to help energy companies improve the security of the … more

NIST Scientists to Give Latest Results at American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting
Release Date: 02/05/2015

Whether they're analyzing fingerprints at a murder scene or digital clues on a criminal's cell phone, forensic laboratories use research, … more

Hidden Uncertainties Uncovered in Nuclear Forensic Measurement
Release Date: 02/02/2015

A visualization of the detectors used for anticoincidence more

NIST Modeling Study Reveals the Lethal Dynamics of a San Francisco House Fire
Release Date: 01/30/2015

A new computer-based fire-dynamics study by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has helped to clarify the … more

Public-Private Sector Partners Launch $2 Million Open Innovation Challenge to Find Advanced Energy Absorbing Materials
Release Date: 01/29/2015

NFL, GE & Under Armour collaborate with U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on Head Health … more

NIST Forensic Science Standards Committees to Hold First Public Meetings in February 2015
Release Date: 01/27/2015

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), which coordinates the development of standards and guidelines for the forensic science … more

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

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