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NFI Publishes White Paper on Trends, Challenges and Strategy in Forensic Science
Release Date: 04/09/2013

The role of forensic science throughout the world is changing due to recent technological development. Whereas forensic science has traditionally … more

NIST Guides Seek Interoperability for Automated Fingerprint ID Systems
Release Date: 03/20/2013

A new set of publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could make it easier, faster, and most importantly, more … more

Workshop on Understanding Nations' Resilience to CBRNE Incidents - 2013
Release Date: 03/07/2013

SAVE THE DATE All-of-Government Approaches to International Consequence Management for CBRNE Incidents The National Research Council (NRC), … more

New Player in Electron Field Emitter Technology Makes for Better Imaging and Communications
Release Date: 03/05/2013

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland, College Park, have built a practical, … more

NIST Offers Forensic Science Education and Training Webcasts
Release Date: 03/05/2013

Building upon the success of last November’s “Forensics@NIST 2012” symposium, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is … more

NIST, DOJ Form Commission to Develop Guidelines for Forensic Labs
Release Date: 02/20/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced the establishment of a National … more

Department of Justice and National Institute of Standards and Technology Announce Launch of National Commission on Forensic Science
Release Date: 02/15/2013

DOJ Contact: Office of Public Affairs 202-514-2007   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Commerce's National … more

Save the Date for the Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis
Release Date: 02/14/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the free Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis … more

National Institute of Standards and Technology Initiates Development of New Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 02/13/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced the first step in the development of a Cybersecurity Framework, which … more

Save the Date for the free Emerging Trends in Synthetic Drugs Workshop
Release Date: 02/11/2013

On April 30 - May 1, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will host a free … more

'Live Burns' in Spartanburg, S.C., Will Benefit Research and Firefighter Training
Release Date: 01/24/2013

Firefighters in Spartanburg, S.C., battle a 'test burn' of an abandoned house in an experiment to demonstrate new techniques for combatting … more

Forensics@NIST 2012 Webcast Now Available
Release Date: 01/07/2013

On November 28 -30, 2012, NIST hosted the Forensics@NIST symposium at its Gaithersburg, Maryland campus. The symposium featured three days of … more

Save the Date for DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation
Release Date: 01/07/2013

On Friday, April 12, 2013, NIST will host a free, one-day workshop on interpreting forensic DNA mixtures in casework. Participants may attend this … more

NIST and Dutch Agency Team to Improve Forensic Science
Release Date: 12/12/2012

NIST Associate Director for Laboratory Programs Willie May watches as Tjark Tjin-A-Tsoi, Chief Executive Officer of the Netherlands Forensic … more

New York Taps NIST's Sunder for Post-Sandy Review of Critical Systems and Services
Release Date: 11/27/2012

S. Shyam Sunder, director of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has agreed to serve on the … more

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