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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

New Reference Material to Help Get the Lead Out of Paints for Children's Products
Release Date: 10/16/2012

To help manufacturers adhere to new regulations intended to reduce the risk of lead poisoning in children, researchers at the National Institute … more

Video of Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Now Available
Release Date: 10/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) and the … more

NIST Selects Winner of Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Competition
Release Date: 10/02/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced the winner of its five-year competition to select a new cryptographic … more

November Symposium Focuses on Forensics at NIST
Release Date: 10/02/2012

The link between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and forensic science dates back to 1913 when the agency’s predecessor, … more

Three Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board
Release Date: 10/02/2012

Three earthquake authorities from academia and the private sector have been appointed by Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for … more

Register For Forensics@NIST
Release Date: 09/19/2012

  Online registration is now open for Forensics@NIST 2012, a three-day symposium on cutting-edge forensic science research being performed at … more

Shelling Out Evidence: NIST Ballistic Standard Helps Tie Guns to Criminals
Release Date: 08/08/2012

Thanks to a new reference standard developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), law enforcement agencies will have an … more

NIST Official Testifies on Threat Detection Science for National Security
Release Date: 07/25/2012

On July 19, 2012, Richard Cavanagh, Director of the Office of Special Programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), … more

New SRM for Bullet Casings
Release Date: 07/23/2012

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