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NIST Nose a Hit When They Smell It: A New Generation of Odor-Releasing Materials for Training Dogs
Release Date: 09/17/2013

Traditionally, the training of bomb-sniffing dogs has been a hazardous job, but newly developed odor-releasing materials could take the risk out … more

Dirty Job Made Easier: Microfluidic Technique Recovers DNA for IDs
Release Date: 09/17/2013

A team of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA, Alexandria, Va.) … more

Knowing Exposure Risks Important to Saving Structures from Wildfires
Release Date: 09/03/2013

A recent study of one of California's most devastating wildland fires by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. … more

Collaboration with Industry Leads to Improved Forensics Work and Industry Growth
Release Date: 08/20/2013

Image output from a 3D laser scanning meas more

New Explanation for Key Step in Anthrax Infection Proposed by NIST and USAMRIID
Release Date: 08/20/2013

A new hypothesis concerning a crucial step in the anthrax infection process has been advanced by scientists at the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Forensic Science Experts Give Updates in Hot Topic Areas
Release Date: 08/06/2013

A fingerprint image, or the impression left by the ridges and curves on a fingertip. Credit: NIST While television may portray forensic science as … more

NIST Releases Updates to Digital Signature Standard
Release Date: 07/23/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a revision to the digital standard used to ensure the integrity of … more

NIST Offers Guidance on Building 21st-Century Forensic Labs
Release Date: 07/10/2013

Designing and constructing forensic science laboratories to meet today’s more challenging demands is the goal of a new handbook from the National … more

Study Provides Details on Portable Generator Emissions and Carbon Monoxide Exposure
Release Date: 07/10/2013

Despite warnings to the contrary, many people continue to operate portable generators indoors or close to open windows, doors, or vents, resulting … 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

On Demand Video from the Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference
Release Date: 06/13/2013

On June 4 - 5, 2013, NIST hosted the Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference in collaboration with the … more

CT Standards Save Time and Money
Release Date: 06/05/2013

Larry Hudson with NIST-fabricated examples of test artifacts called out by the new CT image quality standard for security applications. Click … more

New NIST Facility Puts Bomb and Urban Search and Rescue Robots to the Test
Release Date: 06/04/2013

Montgomery County Bomb Squad Tests Robots at NIST!   Scroll down to view photos of the new facility and the test methods Photos credit: NIST May … more

Register Now for the Two-Day Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference Webcast
Release Date: 05/29/2013

Next week, join NIST and our collaborators via the free live webcast for the Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis … more

Innovation in Spectroscopy Could Improve Greenhouse Gas Detection
Release Date: 05/14/2013

Detecting greenhouse gases in the atmosphere could soon become far easier with the help of an innovative technique* developed by a team at the … more

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