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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

New Guide Details Steps from A-to-Z for Preserving Biological Evidence
Release Date: 04/30/2013

A new handbook by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) … more

DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation Webcast Now Posted Online
Release Date: 04/29/2013

On April 12, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a workshop for DNA Analysts at its Gaithersburg, Maryland, … more

NIST Tests in New York City Suggest How to Improve Emergency Radio Communications
Release Date: 04/17/2013

Radio communications can be unreliable in underground tunnels and other large, complicated structures, posing a safety hazard for emergency … more

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

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