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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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NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters
Release Date: 07/11/2012

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or … more

Live Fire Tests with FDNY Will Guide Improvements in Fire Department Tactics
Release Date: 07/11/2012

In the name of science, but with aim of saving lives, preventing injuries and reducing property losses, members of the New York City Fire … more

Measurement Science and Standards in Forensics Firearms Analysis Conference
Release Date: 07/09/2012

  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in more

NIST Will Hold ‘Big Data’ Workshop June 13-14, 2012
Release Date: 06/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on the use of "big data" —a term referring to massive amounts of … more

Forensics@NIST 2012
Release Date: 06/04/2012

On November 28 – 30, 2012, OLES will be hosting Forensics@NIST 2012 , a symposium for industry, government, and academic representatives to learn … more

New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new standard reference material (SRM) to aid in the detection of two … more

Improving Safety Measures and Measures of Safety for World Metrology Day 2012
Release Date: 05/17/2012

World Metrology Day celebrates the signing of the Treaty of the Meter on May 20, 1875.* By signing the treaty, representatives from 17 nations, … more

NIST Hydrogen Fuel Materials Test Facility Starts Delivering Data
Release Date: 05/15/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published their first archival paper based on data from the … more

Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference
Release Date: 05/02/2012

Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference 2012 Since the early 1900s, forensic scientists have been using firearms analysis to associate bullets and … more

NIST/UMass Study Finds Evidence Nanoparticles May Increase Plant DNA Damage
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) have provided the … more

Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Identifying people by acquiring pictures of their eyes is becoming easier, according to a new report* from the National Institute of Standards and … more

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