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  • NIST Tech Beat for August 26, 2014Lighten Up! New NIST Research Facility Gives Material Help to Automakers; Optical Microscope Technique Confirmed as Valid Nano-Measurement Tool; JILA Team Finds First Direct Evidence of 'Spin Symmetry' In Atoms; For the Sake of Energy Efficiency, New "Intelligent Agents Lab" Doubles As a Building; NIST to Establish Research Center of Excellence for Forensic Science; NIST Vetting Guide Helps in Testing Mobile Apps to Learn What They Really Do; Technology Commercialization Support for Small Businesses; NIST Seeks Info on User Experiences with Cybersecurity Framework
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 12, 2014NIST Therapy for Ultraviolet Laser Beams: Hydrogen-treated Fibers; It's a Dynamic World, Now NIST Can Help You Measure Its Changes; NIST, IAPP Host Privacy Engineering Workshop in September 2014; NIST Ion Duet Offers Tunable Module for Quantum Simulator; NIST Announces New Competition for Advanced Manufacturing Planning Awards; MEP Launches Competition to Fund Manufacturing Centers in 10 States; Updated NIST Guide Provides Computer Security Assessment Procedures for Core Security Controls; Registration Opens for the Next Cybersecurity Framework Workshop
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 29, 2014NIST Corrosion Lab Tests Suggest Need for Underground Gas Tank Retrofits; Readying Your Community to Deal with Disaster; Latest NIST Mass Spectral Library: Expanded Coverage, Features; Enhanced NIST Instrument Enables High-speed Chemical Imaging of Tissues; 'Comb on a Chip' Powers New NIST/Caltech Atomic Clock Design; NIST Shows Ultrasonically Propelled Nanorods Spin Dizzyingly Fast; Fill 'er Up: NIST Develops Prototype Meter Test for Hydrogen Refueling Stations; NIST, HHS Sponsor 7th Annual Conference on Healthcare Information Security
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 1, 2014NIST Test House Exceeds Goal; Ends Year with Energy to Spare; Call for Comments: A Strategic Plan for the Materials Genome Initiative; Seeing Your True Colors: Standards for Hyperspectral Imaging; New NIST Metamaterial Gives Light a One-Way Ticket; NIST to Award up to $2.5 Million for Business-to-Business Matching Systems; New York Area Disaster Resilience Workshop Set for July 30, 2014; The Vivid Realism of 3D Functions, Right There on Your Browser; NIST Names Members to First Forensic Science Standards Board; New Math Technique Improves Atomic Property Predictions to Historic Accuracy; NIST Seeks Members for Three New Cloud Computing Working Groups
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 17, 2014NIST Technique Could Make Sub-wavelength Images at Radio Frequencies; Snowballs to Soot: The Clumping Density of Many Things Seems to Be a Standard; NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience; Two NIST Researchers Honored with Flemming Awards
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 3, 2014Countdown to Net Zero: NIST Test House Pursues Energy Surplus in Final Month; Lithium Sulfur: A Battery Revolution on the Cheap?; All-Natural Mixture Yields Promising Fire Retardant; Better Materials for Safer Sports: Time to Use Our Heads; NIST: Performance of Facial Recognition Software Continues to Improve; Rush a Light Wave and You'll Break Its Data, say NIST Scientists; Proposed Risk Management Guidelines Aim to Bolster Security of Federal ICT Supply Chains; NIST Requests Public Comment on Proposed SHA-3 Cryptographic Standard; Novel NIST Laser System Mimics Sunlight to Test Solar Cell Efficiency; Robotics Pioneer Joins NIST Advisory Committee
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 20, 2014JILA Study Finds Crowding Has Big Effects on Biomolecules; From Separation to Transformation: Metal-Organic Framework Shows New Talent; Don't Blink! NIST Studies Why Quantum Dots Suffer from 'Fluorescence Intermittency'; Spartanburg, S.C., Fire Experiments Will Test New Firefighting Tactics; World Metrology Day 2014: Measurements and the Global Energy Challenge; Capillary Device Significantly Improves Manufacture of Quality Liposomes; NCNR Neutrons Highlight Possible Battery Candidate; NIST Improves Performance, Capabilities of Its Computer Fire Modeling Tools; NIST Chip Produces and Detects Specialized Gas for Biomedical Analysis; 22 Organizations Seek the 2014 Baldrige Award; Automated Guided Vehicles Ripe for Standardized Performance Tests; NIST Awards 19 Advanced Manufacturing Technology Planning Grants; New NIST Guidelines Aim to Help IT System Developers Build Security in From the Ground Up -- Public Comments Welcomed; NIST Seeks Comments on Major Revision to Industrial Control Systems Security Guide
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 6, 2014NCCoE Seeks Vendors to Develop Model IT Asset Management System for Financial Services Companies; Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons; This FIB Doesn’t Lie: New NIST Microscope Sees What Others Can’t; NIST Revises Guide to Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) in Networks; NIST Releases 2013 Department of Commerce Technology Transfer Report
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 22, 2014NIST Helps Cancer Treatment Drugs Get Past Their Sticking Point; NIST Removes Cryptography Algorithm from Random Number Generator Recommendations; New Online Course Based on NIST Research Highlights Insights on Modern Firefighting; NIST Seeks Applicants to Join Forensic Science Committees; Free NIST Web-Based Program Manages the App Vetting Workflow; Baldrige Program Named Top Leadership Developer in Government; NIST Requests Comments on Smart Grid Framework Update; NIST Brings ASEAN Leaders Together to Focuses on Standards and Conformity Assessment; NIST Conference Will Explore the Role of New Information Systems in Organizations, May 22, 2014; NIST Researchers Honored with Presidential Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 8, 2014Take F2: NIST's Latest, Most Accurate Time Standard Debuts; No Compromises: JILA's Short, Flexible, Reusable AFM Probe; NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes; NIST's Simple Microfluidic Devices Now Have Valves; NIST Advisory Committee 2013 Annual Report Highlights Cybersecurity and Manufacturing
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 26, 2014Rochford Chosen to Head New Joint NIST/NTIA Communications Lab; FY 2015 Budget Request for NIST Focuses on Innovation, Technology Transfer and Economic Growth; NIST Gives Astronomers a Better Ruler in the Search for Extrasolar Planets; NIST Chips Help BICEP2 Telescope Find Direct Evidence of Origin of the Universe; New Roadmap Outlines Research Path to Reduce Storm Impacts; NCCoE Invites Collaboration on Energy Sector Cybersecurity Challenge; NIST: The Year in Patents; Engineering for Privacy: NIST Workshop Meets April 9-10, 2014; NIST Information Technology Professionals Recognized for Excellence
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 12, 2014Magnetic Attraction: Physicists Pay Homage to the SQUID at 50; Over 6 Months, NIST Zero-Energy House Gives Back to the Grid; JILA Physicists Discover 'Quantum Droplet' in Semiconductor; NIST Issues Guidance for Federal Use of Secure Mobile Technology; Pilot Projects to Launch Manufacturing Technology Acceleration Centers; Funding Available for a New Center to Support Manufacturing in Florida; NIST's April 7 Workshop Launches Effort to Improve Disaster Resilience of Communities; Akron to Host Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Regional Meeting, April 2, 2014; March Cloud Computing Meetings at NIST Discuss Impact on Mobile Devices, Forensic Science
  • NIST Tech Beat for February 25, 2014'How Well Did You Sequence that Genome?' NIST, Consortium Partners Have Answer; Stirred,Then Shaken: NIST Atomtronic Study May Pave the Way for New Devices; NIST Microanalysis Technique Makes the Most of Small Nanoparticle Samples; NIST Requests Comments on its Cryptographic Standards Process; NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals; Commentary: Weights and Measures Week 2014 - Making Sure the Marketplace Measures Up; Find the Path to Performance Excellence at 2014 Quest Conference; NIST Invites Applications for the 2014 Standards Services Curricula Development Program
  • NIST Tech Beat for February 11, 2014NIST Study Suggests Ways to Improve Common Furniture Fire Test; Clever NIST/JPL Technology Decodes More Information from Single Photons; Shape-Sifting: NIST Categorizes Bio Scaffolds by Characteristic Cell Shapes; NIST Awards Funding to Support Manufacturing in Nebraska and Alaska; NIST to Hold Cryptographic Key Management Workshop March 4-5
  • NIST Tech Beat for January 29, 2014NIST Study Suggests Ways to Improve Common Furniture Fire Test; Nearly Everyone Uses Piezoelectrics. Be Nice to Know How They Work.; NIST Cell Membrane Model Studied as Future Diagnostic Tool; JILA Strontium Atomic Clock Sets New Records in Both Precision and Stability; NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure; Rita Colwell Joins NIST Advisory Committee; JILA/NIST Fellow Deborah Jin to Receive 2014 Comstock Prize in Physics; NIST Director Recognized by the National Safety Council
  • NIST Tech Beat for January 14, 2014Layered Security: Nanotubes Promise Improved Flame-Resistant Coating; Quantum Physics Could Make Secure, Single-Use Computer Memories Possible; NIST-MEP Supply Chain Optimization Program to Aid U.S. Manufacturers; NIST Seeks Input in Advance of Request for Proposals to Support National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence; First Members of New National Commission on Forensic Science Named; NIST Stars in Media's Top Science and Technology Stories of 2013
  • NIST Tech Beat for December 17, 201331,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013; New NIST Tests Explore Safety of Nanotubes in Modern Plastics Over Time; Welcome Guests: Added Molecules Make Conductive Metal-Organic Frameworks for New Applications; JILA Team Develops 'Spinning Trap' to Measure Electron Roundness; NIST Programs for Undergraduates, Teachers, Precision Measurements Announced; 2014 Cybersecurity Forum to Focus on Trusted Computing, Security Automation and Information Sharing; Wineland Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors
  • NIST Tech Beat for December 3, 2013NIST Announces New Center for Materials Research to Advance Manufacturing and Innovation; NIST Tornado Reports Urge New Standards for Saving Lives, Property; NIST Readies Tests for DARPA Robotics Challenge in December; NIST Calibration Tools to Encourage Use of Novel Medical Imaging Technique; NIST Demonstrates How Losing Information Can Benefit Quantum Computing; MEP Awards Grants to Help Manufacturers "Make it in America"; Three NIST IT Staff Named To Top 15 "Forward-Thinking People in Government IT" List
  • NIST Tech Beat for November 20, 2013NIST to Announce Results of Study of 2011 Joplin, Mo., Tornado Disaster; Three Organizations Selected for 2013 Baldrige Awards; Public Comment Requested for Manufacturing Network's Suggested Metrics, IP Guidelines; 2014 Baldrige Award in Your Future? Time to Apply!; Fangmeyer Named as New Baldrige Program Director; Comments on Updated Guidance for Role-Based IT Security Training for Federal Employees Requested by Nov. 30
  • NIST Tech Beat for November 5, 2013NIST's New Compact Atomic Clock Design Uses Cold Atoms to Boost Precision; Perfect Faults: A Self-Correcting Crystal May Unleash the Next Generation of Advanced Communications; NIST Seeks Public Input on Updated Smart Grid Cybersecurity Guidelines; Updating Building Energy Codes: How Much Can Your State Save?; Not Just a Pretty Face: Bodies Provide Important Cues for Recognizing People; New Spectrometry Standard for Handheld Chemical Detectors Aids First Responders; NIST Fellow Ron Ross Honored With Inaugural McNulty Information Security Leadership Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 22, 2013Force to be Reckoned With: NIST Measures Laser Power with Portable Scale; NIST/JQI Team 'Gets the Edge' on Photon Transport in Silicon; NIST Carbon Nanotube Chips Go Ballooning for Climate Science; The Reins of Casimir: Engineered Nanostructures Could Offer Way to Control Quantum Effect ... Once a Mystery Is Solved; NIST Physicists 'Entangle' Microscopic Drum’s Beat with Electrical Signals; Beyond Quantum Simulation: JILA Physicists Create 'Crystal' of Spin-swapping Ultracold Gas Molecules; NIST Awards $7.4 Million in Grants for Additive Manufacturing Research; NIST Invites Comments on Structure of Forensic Science Guidance Groups; NIST Unveils Prototype Video Imaging System for Remote Detection of Hidden Threats; Grants to Two States Will Support Improved Access to Services and Reduce Fraud; NIST MEP Sets Up One-Stop Shop for Manufacturing-Related Research and Reports; NIST-University of Maryland Conference to Highlight Women in Physics; CU-Boulder and NIST Joint Institute Physicist Ana Maria Rey Wins 2013 MacArthur Fellowship; NIST Fire Protection Engineer Wins Service to America Medal; Allan Harvey Elected ASME Fellow
  • NIST Tech Beat for September 17, 2013NIST Announces Five Grants to Pilot Trusted Identity Technologies; NIST Nose a Hit When They Smell It: A Portable Odor Recorder for Training Dogs; Dirty Job Made Easier: Microfluidic Technique Recovers DNA for IDs; NIST Announces Award to Create New Manufacturing Support Center in Maryland; Beyond Peer Review: NIST and Five Journals Find a Way to Manage Errors in Research Data; Federal ID Credential Security Standard Strengthens Authentication, Extends To Mobile Devices
  • NIST Tech Beat for September 3, 2013NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks Set Record for Stability; Knowing Exposure Risks Important to Saving Structures from Wildfires; Air Conditioner "Evolves" in Novel NIST Study; Limestone Powder Enhances Performance of 'Green' Concrete; Power of 10: Organizations Move Closer to 2013 Baldrige Award; Learn About Navigating the National Cybersecurity Education Interstate Highway at NIST, Sept. 17-19; NIST October Workshop to Explore Intersection of Cloud Computing and Mobility; Two Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 20, 2013New Explanation for Key Step in Anthrax Infection Proposed by NIST and USAMRIID; JILA Researchers Discover Atomic Clock Can Simulate Quantum Magnetism; NIST Study Advances Use of Iris Images as a Long-Term Form of Identification; Two Updated Guides Provide Latest NIST Recommendations for System Patches, Malware Avoidance; Two NIST Standards Experts Are Honored With 2013 ANSI Leadership and Service Awards
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 6, 2013What’s the Matter? Q-Glasses Could Be a New Class of Solids; Next Workshop on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Framework is in Dallas, Sept. 11, 2013; NIST AMTech Program Announces Grants for Industry-led Consortia to Explore Issues Hampering Advanced Manufacturing in U.S.; NIST Announces Funding Opportunity to Support Alaska’s Manufacturers; 13 Companies Receive 2013 NIST Small Business Innovation Research Awards; The National Cybersecurity Center Seeks Comments on Energy Industry Security Scenarios; NIST Releases 2012 Department of Commerce’s Technology Transfer Report
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 23, 2013E.U. and U.S. to Extend Scientific Cooperation on Measurements and Standards; New NIST Standard Reference Material to Help Calibrate Hospital CAT Scanners; New NIST Nanoscale Indenter Takes Novel Approach to Measuring Surface Properties; New Nanoscale Imaging Method Finds Application in Plasmonics; NIST Shows How to Make a Compact Frequency Comb in Minutes; Who Are You? NIST Biometric Publication Provides Two New Ways to Tell Quickly; NIST Releases Updates to Digital Signature Standard; NIST Chip Measurement Advance Earns 'Oscar of Innovation'
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 10, 2013NIST Releases Draft Outline of Cybersecurity Framework for Critical Infrastructure; NIST Offers Guidance on Building 21st-Century Forensic Labs; Study Provides Details on Portable Generator Emissions and Carbon Monoxide Exposure; NIST Workshop Gets a 'Grip' on Robotics Challenge; NIST Seeks Proposals to Establish New Center of Excellence on Advanced Materials Research; NIST Announces Three Funding Opportunities in Engineering Research; NIST Calls for Suggestions to Speed Computer Incident Teams Responses; New Photon Detector for Advanced Communications Knows When to Not Know
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 25, 2013NIST Announces Plan to Create Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research; Time to Celebrate: NIST Radio Station WWVB Logs 50 Years of Innovation; Microscopy Technique Could Help Computer Industry Develop 3-D Components; New NIST Test for Firefighter Breathing Equipment Go into Effect Sept. 1; New Quantum Dot Technique Combines Best of Optical and Electron Microscopy; High-Efficiency Photon Source Brings Day of Reckoning Closer for a Famous Quantum Test; Revised Security Guidelines Provide Strategy for Government Mobile Device Management; Three Presidential Innovation Fellows Begin Work at NIST; NIST and NTIA Announce Plans to Establish New Center for Advanced Communications; NIST Announces New Scaffold Reference Material for Tissue Engineering Research; NIST Office of Weights and Measures Receives Important Continuing Education Accreditation; NIST Seeks Private-Sector Input at Cybersecurity Framework Workshop
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 11, 2013First Observation of Spin Hall Effect in a Quantum Gas is Step Toward 'Atomtronics'; NIST Researchers Offer Tool to Aid Standards Development, Implementation; NIST Publishes Draft Cloud Computing Security Document for Comment; 2013 Baldrige Award Process Kicks Off with New Applicants; Three New NIST Economics Briefs Explore Technology Topics
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 28, 2013Video Aims to Answer "What is NIST?"; Novel Metamaterial 'Flat Lens' Creates 3D Images in Free Space; NIST and Partners Offer Solution to Communications Impasse in Factories; New Filtration Material Could Make Petroleum Refining Cheaper, More Efficient; Workshop Identifies Research Priorities to Mitigate Fires in the Wildland-Urban Interface; Happy World Metrology Day!!; NIST Scientists Win 2014 Rank Prizes for Chip-Scale Atomic Clock
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 14, 2013Terracotta and Cement Roofs Vulnerable in Wildfires, NIST Study Finds; Innovation in Spectroscopy Could Improve Greenhouse Gas Detection; Squishy Hydrogels May Be the Ticket for Studying Biological Effects of Nanoparticles; NIST Demonstrates Significant Improvement in the Performance of Solar-Powered Hydrogen Generation; New Report Identifies Strategies to Achieve Net-Zero Energy Homes; FLC Names Zielinski National Chair, Honors Satterfield with STEM Award; Five at NIST Honored with Flemming Awards; NIST Fire Protection Engineer Named Service to America Finalist
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 30, 2013NIST Announces Plan to Sponsor First Cybersecurity FFRDC; New Manufacturing Extension Centers Planned for Arizona and Rhode Island; NIST Demonstrates Transfer of Ultraprecise Time Signals over a Wireless Optical Channel; Shaking Things Up: NIST Researchers Propose New Old Way to Purify Carbon Nanotubes; New NIST Measurement Tool Is On Target for the Fast-Growing MEMS Industry; New Guide Details Steps from A-to-Z for Preserving Biological Evidence; Dehmer to Head NIST Physical Measurement Lab; NIST Issues Major Revision of Core Computer Security Guide: SP 800-53; Second Cybersecurity Infrastructure Framework Workshop Gathers May 29-31, 2013; NIST Scientists Wineland and Nesbitt Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 17, 2013FY 2014 NIST Budget Request Emphasizes Advanced Manufacturing, Cybersecurity; Landmark NIST Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes in High-Rise Fires; Eleven Companies Join as Partners in National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence; Super-Nanotubes: 'Remarkable' Spray-on Coating Combines Carbon Nanotubes with Ceramic; Prototype Generators Emit Much Less Carbon Monoxide, NIST Finds; NIST to Launch New Center to Support Nebraska Manufacturers; NIST Tests in New York City Suggest How to Improve Emergency Radio Communications; Webcast Planned for June Workshop on Lyme Disease Measurement; Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Workshop Video Available On Demand; May Conference to Discuss Safeguarding Health Information Through HIPAA Security; NIST to Host Symposium on 'Ontology Evaluation' May 2-3
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 3, 2013Don’t Call It Vaporware: Scientists Use Cloud of Atoms as Optical Memory Device, Experts Propose Research Priorities for Making Concrete ‘Greener’, Smart Grid R&D Opportunities Outlined in Two New NIST Reports, NIST Goes to the End of the Earth for Measurement Science
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 20, 2013NIST Tests Underscore Potential Hazards of Green Laser Pointers; NIST Mechanical Micro-Drum Used as Quantum Memory; New NIST Microscope Measures Nanomagnet Property Vital to 'Spintronics'; NIST Guides Seek Interoperability for Automated Fingerprint ID Systems; NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2012 Annual Report
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 5, 2013New Player in Electron Field Emitter Technology Makes for Better Imaging and Communications; NIST Quantum Refrigerator Offers Extreme Cooling and Convenience; New NIST Time Code to Boost Reception for Radio-Controlled Clocks; In High Gear: Weights and Measures Week 2013; NIST Panel Expands Recommendations for Use of Electronic Health Records in Pediatrics; Temp-Controlled 'Nanopores' May Allow Detailed Blood Analysis; NIST, Stanford Collaborate to Catalog Early Microcomputing Software Data; Nanoelectronics Conference Will Focus on Semiconductor Industry's Future; NIST Solicits Views, Ideas from Stakeholders for Cybersecurity Framework for Critical Infrastructure; NIST Offers Forensic Science Education and Training Webcasts; March Conference Focuses on New Trends in Cybersecurity and Information Security Education; Three NIST IT Leaders' Are Honored with 2013 Federal 100 Awards
  • NIST Tech Beat for February 20, 2013NIST, DoJ Form Commission to Develop Guidelines for Forensic Labs;NIST Captures Chemical Composition with Nanoscale Resolution;Green and Gold: NIST Boulder’s New Laboratory Achieves LEED Gold Certification;January 15-16 Cloud and Big Data Conference Video Available On Demand;Baldrige-Driven Performance Excellence Helps Grow Revenue and Jobs
  • NIST Tech Beat for February 6, 2013New Reports Define Strategic Vision, Propose R&D Priorities for Future Cyber-Physical Systems;Report from the Field: Using Internally Cured Concrete in Indiana Bridges;NIST to Host Three Presidential Innovation Fellows;New Guide Will Allow Electric Utilities to Develop Green Button Web Tools;Celebrate 25 Years of Baldrige ... and Learn Something, Too!;NIST Issues Call for Measurement Science and Engineering Research Grant Proposals;NIST Seeks Comments to Final Public Draft of Major Federal Cybersecurity Document;NIST SBIR Technology Commercialization Program to Assist Small Business;States Realize Big Benefits by Keeping Current with Energy Standards for Buildings;Cybersecurity Center Project to Secure Health Information;NIST Solicits Proposals for 2013 Grants to Advance Trusted Identities in Cyberspace;2013 Summer Programs for Science Teachers;NIST to Host February Symposium on the Future of Voting Systems
  • NIST Tech Beat for January 24, 2013Courses on Standards; NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Cybersecurity and Manufacturing Challenges; NIST Biometric Workshop Studies Voice, dental, engineering, Math; NIST Offers Support for Development of Educational Materials, NSTC Releases Planned Design for Manufacturing Innovation Network; NIST's 'Nanotubes on a Chip' May Simplify Optical Power Measurements; DNA and Quantum Dots: All That Glitters is Not Gold; 'Live Burns' in Spartanburg, Oral Standards, S.C., Will Benefit Research and Firefighter Training; Two New MEP Centers Will Serve Kentucky and South Dakota Manufacturers; NIST Accepting Proposals for Fundamental Measurement Grants; NIST Seeks Partners to Establish Graduate Fellowship Programs in Science
  • NIST Tech Beat for January 8, 2013JILA Physicists Achieve Elusive 'Evaporative Cooling' of Molecules; 'Standard Quantum Limit' Smashed, Could Mean Better Fiber-Optic Comms; For Newly Discovered 'Quantum Spin Liquid', the Beauty Is in Its Simplicity; Organizations Can Now Apply for the 2013 Baldrige Quality Award; NIST Patent Could Give 'Lab on a Chip' Technology Long Shelf Life; Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates at NIST; The Year in Patents; NIST Workshop Seeks Manufacturers' Ideas on Using Multipurpose Robots; Boeing Company Executive Joins NIST Advisory Committee; NIST Contributes to Top Science Stories of 2012
  • NIST Tech Beat for December 12, 2012NIST, Forest Service Propose System to Help Communities Resist Wildfires; Novel NIST Process Is a Low-Cost Route to Ultrathin Platinum Films; New NIST Document Offers Guidance in Cryptographic Key Generation; Jan. 16 Workshop to Review Design for National Manufacturing Innovation Network; Baldrige and Health Care: New Survey Reaffirms a Proven Partnership for Success; Cloud Computing and Big Data Intersect at NIST, January 15-17; NIST and Dutch Agency Team to Improve Forensic Science; Science.gov Web Portal Celebrates the Power of 10 (Years of Service); NIST's Liddle, Spielman Elected APS Fellows; NIST Engineer Remley Named IEEE Fellow; Martzloff Cited for Lifetime Achievement by IEEE Standards Association
  • NIST Tech Beat for November 27, 2012NIST Experiments Challenge Fundamental Understanding of Electromagnetism;Mix Masters: NIST Scientists Image the Molecular Structure of Polymer Blends;U.S., Brazil Publish Compliance Requirement Guides for Selected Industries;NIST Publishes Methods to Manage Risk in the Federal ICT Supply Chain;NIST Releases Annual Report on Federal Technology Transfer;New York Taps NIST's Sunder for Post-Sandy Review of Critical Systems and Services;Construction Industry Honors JILA X-Wing
  • NIST Tech Beat for November 14, 2012Silver Anniversary Baldrige Awards Honor Organizations in Four Sectors; 'Cloning' Could Make Structurally Pure Nanotubes for Nanoelectronics; NIST Study Suggests Carbon Nanotubes May Protect DNA from Oxidation
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 31, 2012Cellular Landscaping: Predicting How, and How Fast, Cells Will Change; NIST, UMD Celebrate 25 Years of Research Partnership at IBBR; Princeton/NIST Collaboration Puts Wheels on the Quantum Bus; NIST Provides Draft Guidelines to Secure Mobile Devices; New NIST Web Resource Hosts Federal Research Technology Transfer Plans; Deborah Jin of JILA Selected for 2013 Women in Science Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 16, 2012NIST Researcher David Wineland Wins 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics; New Reference Material to Help Get the Lead Out of Paints for Children's Products; NRI to Lead New Five-Year Effort to Develop Post-CMOS Electronics; Slip Sliding Our Way: At the Nanoscale, Graphite Can Turn Friction Upside Down; New Method Measures Movements of Tiny Devices-At Every Step; NIST Revises Software Patch Management Guide for Automated Processes; New NIST Software Checks Performance of Biometrics Applications Against 2011 Standard
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 2, 2012NIST, Columbia Engineering Collaborate on Inexpensive DNA Sequencing Method;NIST Selects Winner of Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Competition;Oct. 18 Colorado Workshop to Explore Plans For National Network for Manufacturing Innovation;NIST Special Publications 1200: New Means of Disseminating Lab Procedures;November Symposium Focuses on Forensics at NIST;Third Annual NICE Workshop Adds a Virtual Cyber Threat Training and Competition Track;Three Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board
  • NIST Tech Beat for September 18, 2012New NCNR Guide Hall Opens, Expands NIST Resources for Neutron Research; NIST Unveils Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility to Improve Testing of Energy-Efficient Technologies; New NIST Screening Method Identifies 1,200 Candidate Refrigerants to Combat Global Warming; New NIST Publication Provides Guidance for Computer Security Risk Assessments; October Workshop to Consider Future of Information and Communication Technology Supply Chain Risk Management; Jacob Taylor, NIST Physicist, Receives Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal for Public Service
  • NIST Tech Beat for September 5, 2012New NIST Strategic Roadmap Aims to Reduce the Nation's Preventable Fire Burden by a Third; NIST 'hybrid metrology' method could improve computer chips; New NIST Reference Material Could Aid Nanomaterial Toxicity Research; Excellence by the Dozen: 12 Organizations Vie for 2012 Baldrige Award; September Workshop to Explore the Measurement Needs of the Flexible Electronics Industry; Mars Robot, Curiosity, Tethered to NIST Measurements; Lost and Found: Audiotape Surfaces of President Eisenhower's 1954 Dedication of NIST Boulder; Twelve Companies Win NIST SBIR Awards
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 21, 2012Sept. 27 California Workshop to Explore Plans for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation; National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Announced; Baldrige Program Celebrates 25 Years of Performance Excellence; Security First: New NIST Guidelines on Securing BIOS for Servers; NIST Co-Sponsors the 2012 Biometrics Consortium Conference
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 8, 2012Shelling Out Evidence: NIST Ballistic Standard Helps Tie Guns to Criminals;NIST's Speedy Ions Could Add Zip to Quantum Computers;Seeing the Light with NIST's New Noiseless Optical Amplifier;NIST Shows New Device Could Improve Fiber-Optic Quantum Data Transmission;Long-Predicted Fluctuations in Cell Membranes Observed for First Time;NIST Focuses on Testing Standards to Support Lab on a Chip Commercialization;Updated NIST Guide is a How-To for Dealing With Computer Security Incidents;Steering Group for Identity Ecosystem Hosts First Meeting;Four at NIST Honored with Flemming Awards
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 25, 2012NIST Measurement Advance Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices; NIST Updates Guidance on Network Attacks and Malware; University, Industry Experts Recommend Steps to 'Invigorate' U.S. Manufacturing; Software Features and Inherent Risks: NIST's Guide to Rating Software Vulnerabilities from Misuse; NIST Study of Hazard to Firefighters Leads to Safety Alert; NIST Official Testifies on Threat Detection Science for National Security; Three NIST Researchers Earn Presidential Honor; Three at NIST Honored by ANSI
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 11, 2012Live Fire Tests with FDNY Will Guide Improvements in Fire Department Tactics; NIST Issues Guidance for Pediatric Electronic Health Records; Prices are Down, Value is Up: The Newly Expanded ACerS-NIST Database; NIST Updates Guidelines for Mobile Device Security; NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters; NIST Releases Second Draft of Federal ID Credential Security Standard for Comment; JILA Named 'Physics Historic Site' on its 50th Anniversary; New NIST-led Consortium Aims to Improve Process for Making 'Soft Materials'
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 27, 2012NIST Announces Up to $3M in Funding for Three New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers; Novel Clay-based Coating May Point the Way to New Generation of Green Flame Retardants; Hark! Group Demonstrates First Heralded Single Photon Source Made from Silicon; Pollutants Could Pose Health Risks for Five Sea Turtle Species; NIST Goes the Distance for the Olympics; 'Tuning' Graphene Drums Might Turn Conductors to Semiconductors; Not-So-Precious: Stripping Gold From AFM Probes Allows Better Measurement of Picoscale Forces; First Observation of the Hall Effect in a Bose-Einstein Condensate; JILA Frequency Comb Helps Evaluate Novel Biomedical Decontamination Method; Baldrige Award Applicants Can Now Receive Recognition for Best Practices
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 12, 2012NIST Effort Could Improve High-Tech Medical Scanners; NIST Launches New Website to Educate Industry About Alternatives to Mercury Thermometers; New Quantum Computing Algorithm Could Simulate Giant Particle Accelerators; July 9 Ohio Workshop Seeks Ideas on Design of National Network for Manufacturing Innovation; Thirty-Nine Organizations Seek Silver Anniversary Baldrige Award; NIST Releases Final Version of Revised Bluetooth Security Guide; NIST Will Hold 'Big Data' Workshop June 13-14
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 29, 2012Federal Funding for Advanced Manufacturing Regional Partnerships; New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings; Report Details Efforts to Improve, Advance Indoor Microbial Sampling; Nationwide Adoption of NIST-Developed Test Predicted to Cut Death Toll Due to Cigarette-Caused Fires; NIST Special Publication Helps to Demystify Cloud Computing; New Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off with Workshop; Improving Safety Measures and Measures of Safety for World Metrology Day 2012; Intel Executive Joins NIST Advisory Committee; NIST Earns Honor for Work Supporting Information Exchange Across Supply Chains
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 15, 2012Call for Proposals to Create Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute; NIST Contributes to Discovery of Novel Quantum Spin-Liquid; NIST Hydrogen Fuel Materials Test Facility Starts Delivering Data; Interagency Manufacturing Office Asks for Ideas on Design of Proposed Innovation Network; Comments Requested on Strategies to Mitigate Risk in the Federal ICT Supply Chain; June Conference Highlights Latest in Metabolomics; A User-Centered Approach to Designing Electronic Health Records; Experts to Discuss Botnet Challenges, Steps for Prevention at May 30 Workshop; Locascio, Cavanagh Assume New NIST Leadership Roles
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 2, 2012NIST Physicists Benchmark Quantum Simulator with Hundreds of Qubits; Researchers Find Reducing Fishmeal Hinders Growth of Farmed Fish; New Protocol Enables Wireless and Secure Biometric Collection with Web Services; First Light: NIST Researchers Develop New Way to Generate Superluminal Pulses; Fabrication Method Can Affect the Use of Block Copolymer Thin Films; Ultrasound Idea: Prototype NIST/CU Bioreactor Evaluates Engineered Tissue While Creating It; Light Touch Keeps a Grip on Delicate Nanoparticles; NIST Mini-sensor Measures Magnetic Activity in Human Brain; Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop V Meets June 5-7 at the Department of Commerce; Next Generation Rail Forums Head to Kansas City and Orlando; NIST Fire Research Earns Honors
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 17, 2012Two New Advanced Laboratories Open at NIST Boulder and JILA; NIST/UMass Study Finds Evidence Nanoparticles May Increase Plant DNA Damage; Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability; JILA Superradiant Laser Is 'A New Way of Lasing'; X-Ray Probe Finds New Organic Transistors Do Well in Hot Water; May Workshop Examines Impact of Advanced Imaging Technology on Tissue Engineering Research; Fifth Annual Health Information Security Conference Runs June 6-7; NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard; New Business Plan, New Funding Help Baldrige Program Move Forward; NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2011 Annual Report; NIST Team Receives Commerce Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 3, 2012Novel Filter Material Could Cut Natural Gas Refining Costs; Nanoscale Magnetic Media Diagnostics by Rippling Spin Waves; April Workshop Focuses on Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems and Industrial Controls; April Workshop at RPI Is Opportunity to Help Design the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation; Online Tool Helps You Assess Your Intellectual Property Awareness; McFadden Named 2012 SIAM Fellow; Wu Elected SPIE Fellow
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 20, 2012Nanopower: Avoiding Electrolyte Failure in Nanoscale Lithum Batteries; NIST Findings Awaken Age-Old Anesthesia Question; 'Nanoslinky': A Novel Nanofluidic Technology for DNA Manipulation and Measurement; NIST Releases Technical Guidance for Evaluating Electronic Health Records; NIST Announces $2.6 Million in Funding for Novel Semiconductor Research; NIST April Workshop to Examine Federal Conformity Assessment Practices; NIST Announces Funding to Form Steering Group to Support Trusted Identities in Cyberspace; Federal Committee Seeks Information on Domestic Forging Capabilities
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 6, 2012NIST/CU 'Star Comb' Joins Quest for Earthlike Planets;NIST Measurements May Help Optimize Organic Solar Cells;The Shape of Things to Come: NIST Probes the Promise of Nanomanufacturing Using DNA Origami;Two for One: Simultaneous Size and Electrochemical Measurement of Nanomaterials;NIST Releases Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil Reference Material;NIST to Expand Work on Emergency Communications to Support FirstNet;Baldrige Award Ceremony is Bonus for Attendees at Quest for Excellence;NIST Releases Final Smart Grid 'Framework 2.0' Document;NIST Announces Funding for Two New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Centers;Revision of SP 800-53 Addresses Current Cybersecurity Threats, Adds Privacy Controls;Guidance on Wireless Local Area Network Security is Close at Hand
  • NIST Tech Beat for February 21, 2012Plans for Advanced Manufacturing Research Highlight President's Budget Request for NIST; NIST Launches New Collaborative Center for Cybersecurity;Experts Recommend Measures to Reduce Human Error in Fingerprint Analysis; Celebrating Another Golden Year in Legal Metrology with Weights and Measures Week 2012; Shopper's Special: NIST Seeking Consumer, Industry Input on Unit Pricing Labels; NIST Reveals Switching Mechanism in Promising Computer Memory Device; NIST Seeks Health Record System Manufacturers to Assist in Usability Testing; NIST Announces Funding Opportunity to Increase Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings; NIST Requests Comments on Updated Guide to Handling Computer Security Incidents
  • NIST Tech Beat for February 7, 2012NIST Announces Program to ID Human Cell Lines for Research; Unusual 'Collapsing' Iron Superconductor Sets Record for Its Class; Good Timing: NIST/CU Collaboration Adds Timing Capability to Living Cell Sensors; Charter Service: Encasing the Magna Carta; NIST Provides Octagonal Window of Opportunity for Carbon Capture; New NIST 'Cell Assay on a Chip': Solid Results from Simple Means; New Colors: JILA Scientists Confirm First 'Frequency Comb' to Probe Ultraviolet Wavelengths; NIST Report on Texas Fire Urges Firefighters to Consider Wind Effects; NIST Seeks Proposals for Projects to Improve Trust in Cyberspace; NIST Report Recommends New Privately Led Steering Group to Drive Trusted Identities in Cyberspace; Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association Conference Meets March 27-29; NIST Advisory Committee Recommends Non-Profit Guide for Next-Gen Public Safety Communications Net; NIST Cloud Computing Videos Available Online
  • NIST Tech Beat for January 24, 2012JQI Cool Nano Loudspeakers Could Makes for Better MRIs, Quantum Computers;Hacking the SEM: Crystal Phase Detection for Nanoscale Samples;NIST to Support Federal Agencies as They Implement Best Practices for Standards Activities;NIST Publishes Draft Implementation Guidance for Continuously Monitoring an Organization's IT System Security;NIST Issues Cloud Computing Guidelines for Managing Security and Privacy;February Forums Help Manufacturers Get on Track to Build Next Generation Rail;International Community Gathers at NIST in March to Discuss Biometric Performance and Testing;NIST Accepting Applications for Two Summer Programs for Middle School Science Teachers;Economic Study Shows Value of Baldrige-Based Performance Excellence;March Workshop to Support Trusted IDs in Cyberspace;Call for Nominations for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation
  • Nist Tech Beat for January 10, 2012Slippery When Stacked: NIST Theorists Quantify the Friction of Graphene; NIST Standard Available for Better Diagnosis, Treatment of Cytomegalovirus; Stretching Exercises: Using Digital Images to Understand Bridge Failures; NIST Releases Two New SRMs for Monitoring Human Exposure to Environmental Toxins; NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Manufacturing and IT Challenges; New DOC Report Examines the Federal Role in U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness; Text Retrieval Conference 2012 Seeks Information Retrieval Experts for Data Digging; Four at NIST Elected AAAS Fellows; NIST Technologies Contribute to Top Science Stories of 2011
  • NIST Tech Beat for December 20, 2011NIST Sensor Improvement Brings Analysis Method into Mainstream; Prototype NIST Device Measures Optical Power in Fiber at Nanowatt Levels; New NIST Reference 'Soot' Provides Consistency for Carbon Nanotube Studies; Atoms Dressed with Light Show New Interactions, Could Reveal Way to Observe Enigmatic Particle; Protecting Computers at Start-Up: New NIST Guidelines; Partners Offer Performance Excellence Help for Small Businesses; NIST Special Publication Expands Government Authentication Options; Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities at NIST; NIST Announces Broad Call for Research Grant Proposals in Science and Engineering
  • NIST Tech Beat for December 6, 2011NIST FY 2012 Budget Signed Into Law; Powerful NIST Detectors on Hawaiian Telescope to Probe Origins of Stars, Planets and Galaxies; Elusive Ultrafine Indoor Air Contaminants Yield to NIST Analysis; New NIST Web Site Features Fire Safety for the Holidays; Study Finds Failure Points in Firefighter Protective Equipment; New NIST Biometric Data Standard Adds DNA, Footmarks and Enhanced Fingerprint Descriptions; NCNR Offers Financial Assistance for Neutron Science Research; NIST Requests Funding Proposals for Projects in Precision Measurement; Two at NIST Are Named IEEE Fellows for 2011
  • NIST Tech Beat for November 22, 2011Tags? We're It. NIST Opens New 'Biolabeling' Research Facility; Four Organizations Win 2011 Baldrige National Quality Award; New Magnetic-Field-Sensitive Alloy Could Find Use in Novel Micromechanical Devices; Tiny Levers, Big Moves in Piezoelectric Sensors; NIST Improves Tool for Hardening Software Against Cyber Attack; New HIPAA Security Rule Self Assessment Tool Helps Organizations Meet Security Requirements; NIST and Partners Seek Input on Safer Ambulance Designs; NIST Posts Comments on Public Safety Communications Network; Romine Named Director of NIST's Information Technology Laboratory; Original NIST Campus in D.C. Designated 'Physics Historic Site'
  • NIST Tech Beat for November 8, 2011Fish Flu: Genetics Approach May Lead to Treatment; Are Electron Tweezers Possible? Apparently So.; NIST Physicists Chip Away at Mystery of Antimatter Imbalance; New Report Urges More Detailed Utility Metering to Improve Building Efficiency; NICE Issues Cybersecurity Workforce Framework for Public Comment; Draft Roadmap for Cloud Computing Technology; NIST Signs Agreement to Enhance Cybersecurity Education Programs; NIST to Help Speed Technology Transfer from Federal Labs
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 25, 2011Future 'Comb on a Chip': NIST's Compact Frequency Comb Could Go Places; Improved Characterization of Nanoparticle Clusters for EHS and Biosensors Research; Quantum Computer Components 'Coalesce' to 'Converse'; NIST Measures Key Property of Potential 'Spintronic' Material; NIST Releases Two Wireless Security Guides, Requests Comment; NIST Releases Update to Smart Grid Framework; Final Version of NIST Cloud Computing Definition Published; New Study Finds that Baldrige Award Recipient Hospitals Significantly Outperform their Peers; NIST Names 10 to National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee; NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions Receives IT Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 13, 2011NIST Seeks Help in Understanding Public Response to Joplin Tornado; Magnetic Attraction: NIST/CU Microchip Demonstrates Concept of 'MRAM for Biomolecules'; NIST Data Set Details Federal Tech Transfer Efforts Since 1987; NIST Publishes Guide for Monitoring Security in Information Systems; Federal Cloud Technology Roadmap to be Introduced at Forum & Workshop, Nov. 2-4; NIST Cooperative Agreement with University of Maryland Supports Research on 21st Century Smart Systems; NIST Colleagues Congratulate Shechtman on Nobel Chemistry Prize; Public/Private Leaders Collaborate on Ways to Fight Botnets
  • NIST Tech Beat for September 27, 2011In Unique Fire Tests, Outdoor Decks Will Be Under Firebrand Attack;NIST Polishes Method for Creating Tiny Diamond Machines;Metric Week Begins October 9!;Comprehensive Risk Assessment Guidance for Federal Information Systems Published;New Baldrige Book Helps Organizations Gain 20/20 Foresight;Three NIST Scientists Receive PECASE Honors
  • NIST Tech Beat for September 13, 2011Shaping Up: Controlling a Stem Cell's Form Can Determine Its Fate; Double Jeopardy: Building Codes May Underestimate Risks Due to Multiple Hazards; U.S., Europe Collaborating on Smart Grid Standards Development; Two New Publications Provide a Cloud Computing Standards Roadmap and Reference Architecture; NIST Seeks Comments to Help Build Public Safety Communications Network; Four New Reports Update Security Content Automation Protocol; Seventh Annual IT Security Automation Conference Runs Oct. 31- Nov. 2; Eleven for '11: Number of Organizations Announced for 2011 Baldrige Award Site Visits; NIST to Host Workshop on Cryptography for New Technologies
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 30, 2011NIST Achieves Record-Low Error Rate for Quantum Information Processing with One Qubit; Researchers Expand Capabilities of Miniature Analyzer for Complex Samples; Iron 'Veins' Are Secret of Promising New Hydrogen Storage Material; Better 'Photon Loops' May Be Key to Computer and Physics Advances; Ion Armageddon: Measuring the Impact Energy of Highly Charged Ions; Survey of Baldrige Examiners Reveals Current Perceptions of Performance; NIST/JQI Researcher Ian Spielman to Receive 2011 Junior BEC Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 16, 2011NIST Tests Help Ensure Reliable Wireless Alarm Beacons for First Responders; Kinder, Gentler Cell Capture Method Could Aid Medical Research; NIST Uncovers Reliability Issues for Carbon Nanotubes in Future Electronics; NIST Demonstrates First Quantum 'Entanglement' of Ions Using Microwaves; New NIST Repository to Make Disaster and Failure Data Easily Accessible; Greenhouse Gases: The Measurement Challenge; NIST Awards $2.7 Million to 18 U.S. Small Business Research Projects; NIST Seeks Comments on National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Draft Strategic Plan; May Named as NIST's Associate Director for Laboratory Programs; May, Locascio Honored as ACS Fellows
  • NIST Tech Beat for August 2, 2011NIST Finds That Ethanol-Loving Bacteria Accelerate Cracking of Pipeline Steels; Novel Coatings Show Great Promise as Flame Retardants in Polyurethane Foam; Armchair Science: DNA Strands That Select Nanotubes Are First Step to a Practical 'Quantum Wire'; North Texas Wildfires Spark Historic Federal-State Collaborative Study; It's Your Standard Pilot Project: NIST to Offer Documentary Standards to First Responders; NIST to Conduct Technical Study on Impacts of Joplin, Mo., Tornado; Operation Vigilant Sample: First Responder Training for Suspicious Powders; Smart Grid Panel Approves Six Standards for Catalog; NIST Co-sponsors Biometrics Consortium Conference, Sept. 27-29 in Tampa, Florida; September NICE Workshop to Focus on Engaging Americans in Cyberspace Safety
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 19, 2011Piece of Cake: Arrays of Long Nanotubes May Help Measure Terahertz Laser Power; Nanomechanics: New Test Measures Key Properties of Polymer Thin Films and Membranes; The Constants They Are A Changin': NIST Posts Latest Adjustments to Fundamental Figures; NIST Proposes New Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations; New Version of Security Automation Protocol Includes Digital Trust Model; NIST Selects First Chief Manufacturing Officer
  • NIST Tech Beat for July 6, 2011A Cool Beat: NIST Micro-Drum Chilled to Quantum Ground State; NIST Prototype 'Optics Table on a Chip' Places Microwave Photon in Two Colors at Once; Graphene: What Can Go Wrong? New Studies Point to Wrinkles; Promising Fire Retardant Results When Clay Nanofiller Has Space; A Quiet Phase: NIST Optical Tools Produce Ultra-low-noise Microwave Signals; Key Ingredient: Change in Material Boosts Prospects of Ultrafast Single-photon Detector; Compact High-Temperature Superconducting Cable Wins 'R&D 100' Award; John Cahn to Receive 2011 Kyoto Prize for Fundamental Contributions to Materials Science; New Study Examines Methods for Technology Transfer from Government Labs to Industry; Help Wanted: NIST Conducting Nationwide Search for New Director of Technology Innovation Program; NIST and Researcher Butler Recognized for Forensic Science Citations; New Video Showcases NIST-Hosted Robotics Competitions in China
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 21, 2011Nanowire-based Sensors Offer Improved Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds; Branch Offices: New Family of Gold-Based Nanoparticles Could Serve as Biomedical 'Testbed'; Final Version of Industrial Control Systems Security Guide Published; Baldrige Program Takes Performance Excellence on the Road; Researchers Share Useful Lessons Learned in Evaluating Emerging Technologies; Calling for Comments on Cybersecurity, Innovations and the Internet Economy; NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House Report, Event
  • NIST Tech Beat for June 7, 2011NIST Tunes 'Metasurface' with Fluid in New Concept for Sensing and Chemistry; NIST 'Catch and Release' Program Could Improve Nanoparticle Safety Assessment; NIST Contests in China Put Next-Gen Robot Technologies to the Test; NIST/Industry Developed Temperature Tracking Device for Packages May Have Climate Metrology Applications; National Conference on Weights and Measures Annual Meeting Set for July 17-21, 2011; Sixty-Nine Organizations Vie for the 2011 Baldrige Award; New Baldrige DVD Gives You Performance Excellence on the Go!
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 24, 2011Defect in Graphene May Present Bouquet of Possibilities, New Software Tool Helps Evaluate Natural Cooling Options for Buildings, NIST 'Nanowire' Measurements Could Improve Computer Memory, Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? New NIST Reference Materials for Popular Diet Supplement, NIST Workshop Highlights Planned Consortium for Soft Material Manufacturing Research, NIST Seeks Comments on Draft Guide to Cloud Computing, NIST Workshop to Advance Usability in Electronic Health Records, NIST, AIP to Make Semiconductor Research Freely Available Online, Broadening Uses Put MEMS Technology on the Map(s), Three at NIST Win Flemming Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for May 10, 2011Silver Cycle: New Evidence for Natural Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles; Marine Lab Research Tracks Pollutants in Dolphins and Beluga Whales; Drive Test: NIST Super-stable Laser Shines in Minivan Experiment; The Secret Behind NIST's New Gas Detector? Chirp Before Sniffing; New Calculations on Blackbody Energy Set the Stage for Clocks with Unprecedented Accuracy; Build Safety into the Very Beginning of the Computer System; New Report Updates Statistics on Federal Tech Transfer Efforts; NIST's Charles Clark Named Co-Director of the Joint Quantum Institute; NIST/JILA Physicist Jun Ye Elected to National Academy of Sciences
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 26, 2011Good Eggs: NIST Nanomagnets Offer Food for Thought About Computer Memories; Travel Hazards: Two Studies Start to Map Pollutant Threats to Turtles; Two Graphene Layers May Be Better Than One; NIST Prototypes Approach for Evaluating Sustainability Standards; Understanding How Glasses 'Relax' Provides Some Relief for Manufacturers; NIST Seeks Improved Recovery of Samples from Biohazard Events; White House Launches Plan to Created a Trusted 'Identity Ecosystem' for On-Line Commerce; NIST Offering Free Access to Standards for First Responders; Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades; New Manufacturing Innovations Blog Lifts Off; Solar Cell Technology Opportunities: Looking To a Bright, Sunny Future; Qualcomm Executive Joins NIST Advisory Group
  • NIST Tech Beat for April 12, 2011New NIST SRM Helps Improve Diagnosis of Huntington's Disease; Free Online Tool Aids Decisions on Fire Sprinkler Systems for Homes; Sharpened Focus: Improving the Numbers, Utility of Medical Imaging; The Heat Is On: NIST Zeroes In On Energy Consumption of Ice Makers; Crowdsourcing Science History: NIST Digital Archives Seeks Help in Identifying Mystery Artifacts; NIST/JILA Physicist Wins Optical Society's Meggers Award
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 30, 2011The First Non-Trivial Atom Circuit: Progress towards an Atom SQUID; Closer Look at Cell Membrane Shows Cholesterol 'Keeping Order'; A Measurement First: NIST 'Noise Thermometry' System Measures Boltzmann Constant; Microreactors: Small Scale Chemistry Could Lead to Big Improvements for Biodegradable Polymers; NIST,ASTM Land a One-Two Punch to Fight Explosives Terrorism; Getting the Point: Real-Time Monitoring of Atomic-Microscope Probes Adjusts for Wear; Ground Broken for New Green Technology and Fire Safety Facilities; Charge It: Neutral Atoms Made to Act Like Electrically Charged Particles; New Study Maps Out Steps to Strengthen U.S. Resilience to Earthquakes; Celebrating Superconductivity: NIST Debuts Online Museum of Quantum Voltage Standards; NIST's Ron Ross is Named to InformationWeek Government's Top 50 Government CIOs
  • NIST Tech Beat for March 15, 2011NIST’s Microscopic Drum Could Link Electromagnetic, Mechanical Motion at Quantum Level; High-Tech Concrete Technology Has a Famous Past; First Demonstration of 'Spin-Orbit Coupling' in Ultracold Atomic Gases; New NIST Testing Device May Help to 'Seal the Deal' for Building Owners; New Tool Debuts for Measuring Indoor Air Pollutants; NIST Releases Final Report on Charleston Sofa Store Fire; Standards Education Vital for Global Business Needs, Says Asia-Pacific Economic Group; Two New SCAP Documents Help Improve Automating Computer Security Management; NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2010 Annual Report; Conference on Safeguarding Health Information Security, May 10-11; NIST Holds Third Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop, April 7-8; NIST to Cosponsor Conference in France on Nanoelectronics Metrology; Dodson Receives ‘Federal 100’ Award for Cybersecurity Work
  • NIST Tech Beat March 1, 2011'A Little Off the Top' Helps NIST Map Cells with Submicrometer Resolution; NIST 'Quantum Tuning Forks' Demonstrate Directly Coupling of Vibrating Ions; Using Artificial, Cell-Like 'Honey Pots' To Entrap Deadly Viruses; Etched Quantum Dots Shape Up as Single Photon Emitters, NIST Tests Show; NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers Accepting Applications; NIST Expert Software 'Lowers the Stress' on Materials Problems; The Buzz on BEES: New Web App Simplifies Use of NIST's Economically Green Building Products Tool; NIST and Willow Garage Launch First Robot 'Perception Challenge'; Energy Usage Data Standard for U.S. Smart Grid Passes Key Advisory Panel Vote; NIST Seeks Comments on Security Control Catalog for Federal Information Systems and Organizations; NIST, Food Marketing Institute Co-Host Webinar on Ensuring Accurate Net Weights in Retail; New Publication Fundamentally Changes Federal Information Security Risk Management
  • NIST Tech Beat February 15, 2011President Proposes Record $1 Billion Budget for NIST in FY2012; Here Comes the Sun: NIST Radio Station WWVH in Hawaii Adds Solar Power; The NIST Role in Role-Based Control: A 20th Anniversary Appraisal; Compact High-Temperature Superconducting Cables Demonstrated at NIST; Information Retrieval Research Conference Adds Tracks on Medical Records, Crowd-sourcing and Micro-blogging; Crowding Out Collisions: Close Quarters Boost Atomic Clock's Accuracy; April Workshop To Focus on Preserving Digital Health Records; Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity is Topic of March IT Security Trainers' Conference
  • NIST Tech Beat February 2, 2011NIST Technique Controls Sizes of Nanoparticle Clusters for EHS Studies; New TIP Three-Year Plan Outlines Future R&D Grant Directions for NIST; End of an Era: NIST to Cease Calibrating Mercury Thermometers; NIST Opens $20 Million Grant Competition to Support New Scientific Research Facilities; Cloud Computing at NIST: Two New Draft Documents and a Wiki; NIST Issues Final Version of Full Virtualization Security Guidelines; NIST Seeks Experts to Provide Guidance on Disaster and Failure Studies; Baldrige Program Director Named Honorary Fellow of ACHE
  • NIST Tech Beat January 19, 2011New Wave: JILA Develops Efficient Source of Terahertz Radiation; Eggs Shows Arctic Mercury Cycling May Be Linked to Ice Cover; NIST Advances Single Photon Management for Quantum Computers; Real-World Graphene Devices May Have a Bumpy Ride; Stretching, the Truth: JILA Biophysicists Help Unravel DNA Stretching Mystery; NIST Puts a New Twist on the Electron Beam; National Program Office Planned for Online Trusted Identity Strategy; Learn from the Best: 2010 Baldrige Recipients Showcased at Quest Conference; Setting Standards: We Want to Hear From You; NIST Physicist Joseph Stroscio Named Among 2010 AAAS Fellows
  • NIST Tech Beat January 5, 2011Reauthorization of COMPETES Act Brings Changes to NIST; NIST Appoints Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services; Extracting Cellular 'Engines' May Aid in Understanding Mitochondrial Diseases; And Then There Were Five: Finalists Advance in NIST's SHA-3 Cryptography Competition; NIST Telescope Calibration May Help Explain Mystery of Universe's Expansion; IPv6 Guide Provides Path to Secure Deployment of Next-Generation Internet Protocol; Two Publications Recommend Organization-Wide IT Security Risk Management; New Time Widget Puts Accurate Clocks on Web Pages; NIST Work Highlighted as Top Science News of 2010; Three From NIST Elected Fellows of American Physical Society
  • NIST Tech Beat December 8, 2010NIST’s New Scanning Probe Microscope is Supercool; NIST Partners with ONC and AHRQ to Deliver Guidance on Electronic Health Record Usability; Financial Services Sector Signs Cybersecurity Research Agreement with NIST, DHS; First Set of Baldrige Criteria for 2011-2012 Now Online; Baldrige Needs the Best of the Best as Examiners; NIST Team Awarded Millions of Supercomputing Hours, Aims for ‘Concrete Results’; NVLAP Recognized by ENERGY STAR; New Round of NIST-ARRA Fellowships Announced; Fiery Video Shows Moisture is Main Ingredient for a Safe Christmas Tree; NIST Honors 139 for Achievements in 2010
  • NIST Tech Beat November 24, 2010Quartz Crystal Microbalances Enable New Microscale Analytic Technique, New Guidance for First Responders Collecting Suspected Biothreat Agents, 2010 Baldrige Award Winners Announced, Three NIST Scientists Earn Presidential Early Career Awards
  • Tech Beat November 9, 2010Updated NIST Software Uses Combination Testing to Catch Bugs Fast and Easy; NIST Seeks Comments on Study of Charleston Furniture Store Fire; New NIST Dietary Supplement Reference Materials Could Be ‘Berry’ Useful; NIST Pings Key Material in Sonar, Closes Gap on Structural Mystery; AFM Positioning: Shining Light on a Needle in a Haystack; TIP Seeks Comments on Potential Funding Areas and Solicits Suggestions for Future Competitions; New NIST Publication Provides Security Guidance for WiMAX Technologies; NIST Patent Roundup
  • NIST Tech Beat for October 13, 2010JILA Unveils Improved 'Molecular Fingerprinting' for Trace Gas Detection ; New Look at Multitalented Protein Sheds Light on Mysteries of HIV ; Faster CARS, Less Damage: NIST Chemical Microscopy Shows Potential for Cell Diagnostics ; NIST Mini-Sensor Traces Faint Magnetic Signature of Human Heartbeat ; This Little Light of Mine: Changing the Color of Single Photons Emitted by Quantum Dots ; Baldrige Program Name Change Emphasizes Performance Excellence ; NIST, NTIA Seek Collaborators for Emergency Communications Demo Network ; NIST Sponsors Second Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop Nov. 4-5 ; NIST’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership Awards $9.1 Million for Projects to Enhance U.S. Global Competitiveness ; NIST Releases 2009 Department of Commerce Technology Transfer Report ; NIST Identifies Five "Foundational" Smart Grid Standards ; NIST Awards $50 Million in Grants for the Construction of Five Science Facilities ; Popular Science Magazine Names Spielman One of Science’s ‘Brilliant Ten’ ; NIST Researcher Wins Presidential Award for Green Innovation ; NIST's Arnold Receives Award for Smart Grid Leadership
  • Tech Beat September 28, 2010NIST Strengthens Laboratory Mission Focus with New Structure; NIST 'Vision Science Facility' Aims for Lighting Revolution; New NIST 'Standard Cigarette' Available for Fire-Resistance Testing; Growing Nanowires Horizontally Yields New Benefit:: 'Nano-LEDs'; NIST Clock Experiment Demonstrates That Your Head is Older Than Your Feet; NIST Residential Fire Study Education Kit Now Available; NIST to Award Up to $15 Million to UMD to Support Nanotechnology Research; Metric Week Begins 10/10/10!; NIST Names 15 to New Smart Grid Advisory Committee; DuPont Scientist Joins NIST Advisory Group
  • Tech Beat September 14, 2010New Wave: Spin Soliton Could Be a Hit in Cell Phone Communication; Research Shows Radiometric Dating Still Reliable (Again); New GSI Web site Experience Puts Product Standards on the Map; Puzzling New Physics from Graphene Quartet’s Quantum Harmonies; NIST Data: Enabling the Technical-Basis for Evacuation Planning of High-Rise Buildings; 16 Organizations Chosen to Receive Site Visits for 2010 Baldrige Award; NIST to Host Third Annual Maryland Stem Cell Research Symposium; NIST Finalizes Initial Set of Smart Grid Cyber Security Guidelines
  • Tech Beat August 31, 2010NIST Researchers Create 'Quantum Cats' Made of Light; Yikes! NIST Sensor Measures Yoctonewton Forces Fast; Glasperlenspiel: NIST Scientists Propose New Test for Gravity; Micro Rheometer is Latest Lab On a Chip Device; The Perfect Nanocube: Precise Control of Size, Shape, and Composition; Manufacturing Extension Partnership Awards Grant to Support Green Building Technologies; Annual IT Security Automation Conference Runs Sept. 27-29; New Material May Reveal Inner Workings of Hi-temp Superconductors; NIST Ultraviolet Source Helps NASA Spacecraft Measure the Origins of Space Weather; Washington Metro Region Nanotechnology Partnership Forum at NIST
  • Tech Beat August 17, 2010Extreme Darkness: Carbon Nanotube Forest Covers NIST's Ultra-dark Detector; NIST to Frame the Magna Carta; MEP ExporTech: Supporting Manufacturing Growth Through Export; NIST Technology Called Upon to Clean Up Chernobyl Disaster Site; From Hydrogen Fuel Stations to Bean Counters, NIST Weights and Measures Works to Meet Market Needs; NIST Publishes Approved Testing Procedures for Electronic Health Records.
  • Tech Beat August 3, 2010Beware the Dim Laser Pointer: NIST Researchers Measure High Infrared Power Levels from Some Green Lasers, Commerce Department Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity and Its Impact on Innovation, JILA Frequency Comb System Detects Gas Impurities to Aid Semiconductor Manufacturing, New NIST Report Advises: Securing Critical Computer Systems Begins at the Beginning, NIST Nanofluidic 'Multi-tool' Separates and Sizes Nanoparticles, NIST Seeks New Members for Nine Advisory Committees
  • Tech Beat July 21, 2010Breaking the Language Barrier: NIST Tests Afghan Language Translation Devices for U.S. Troops; Nano 'Pin Art': NIST Arrays Are Step Toward Mass Production of Nanowires; Body of Evidence: New Fast, Reliable Method to Detect Gravesoil; Some Like It Hot: How to Heat a 'Nano Bathtub' the JILA Way; New Draft Computer Security Document Focuses on Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology; Economy, Energy and Environment: Going Green in the Black; Baldrige Fellows Programs Selects 14 Executives for First Class; NIST Aids Enhancement of the Security and Stability of the Internet’s Domain Name System; NIST Nanoscale Dimensioning Technique Wins R&D 100 Award
  • Tech Beat July 6, 2010Novel Ion Trap with Optical Fiber Could Link Atoms and Light in Quantum Networks, NIST Software Security Patent to Help Improve Health IT Privacy, JILA Team Finds New Parallel Between Cold Gases and 'Hot' Superconductors, Baldrige Program Seeks Input During 2010 Improvement Events, Updated Computer Security Publication Focuses on Security Assessment Plans
  • Tech Beat June 23, 2010NIST Team Advances in Translating Language of Nanopores; Depth Charge: Using Atomic Force Microscopy to Study Subsurface Structures; Blast Resistance Standards For Trash Receptacles; Proposed Rules Would Allow Metric Only Labeling for Some Products; July 27 Stakeholder Meeting Addresses Cybersecurity and Innovation; National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (NICE)ly Comes to You; Baldrige Recipients to Share 'Keys to Excellence' at Regional Conferences; Pioneer NIST Computer Remembered on 60th Anniversary; Five NIST Scientists Win Flemming Awards; NIST Fellow Applications Now Being Accepted
  • Tech Beat June 9, 2010NIST/JILA 'Dark Pulse Laser' Produces Bursts of … Almost Nothing, 'Instant Acid' Method Offers New Insight into Nanoparticle Dispersal in the Environment and the Body, Liposome-Hydrogel Hybrids: No Toil, No Trouble for Stronger Bubbles, Walls Falling Faster for Solid-State Memory, NIST Helps Accelerate the Federal Government's Move to the Cloud, NIST WTC Recommendations Are Basis for New Set of Revised Codes, Eighty-Three Organizations Seek the 2010 Baldrige Award
  • Tech Beat May 25, 2010July Workshop Devoted to Improving Usability of Health Care IT, NDE Methods for Evaluating Ancient Coins Could be Worth Their Weight in Gold, NIST Scientists Gain New 'Core' Understanding of Nanoparticles, NIST to Sponsor Greenhouse Gas Emissions Workshop, Robots Big and Small Showcase Their Skills at NIST Alaskan Events, Scaffold Gradients: Finding the Right Environment for Developing Cells, Time Is Money: SIM Time Network Has Far-Reaching Benefits
  • Tech Beat - May 11, 2010Meet Phannie, NIST’s Standard ‘Phantom’ for Calibrating MRI Machines, NIST Releases Successor to Venerable Handbook of Math Functions, Comments Sought on Updated Guide for Assessing Federal IT Security Controls, Landmark Study Shows How Size of Fire Crew Influences Saving Lives and Property, Two NIST Researchers Nominated for Service to America Medals, NIST Physicist Named Outstanding Young Scientist of 2010 by Maryland Academy of Sciences
  • Tech Beat - April 27, 2010NIST Develops ‘Dimmer Switch’ for Superconducting Quantum Computing, Lollipops and Ice Fishing: Molecular Rulers Used to Probe Nanopores, To Improve Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Good Medicine Is a Polymer Pill, New Study Helps Explain the Surprising Behavior of Tiny ‘Artificial Muscles’, Seeing Moiré in Graphene, NIST, Maryland Researchers COMMAND a Better Class of Liposomes, USGv6 Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Testing Program and Updated Protocol, Teams Gearing Up for Two NIST Robotic Competitions in Alaska, Major Residential Fire Study To Be Issued April 28, National Conference on Weights and Measures 95th Annual Meeting Agenda Released, NIST Joins Task Force to Study Nexus Between Innovation and Privacy Policy, Federal Technology Transfer Report Submitted to Congress and the President, NIST World Metrology Day Forum Celebrates How Measurement Stimulates Innovation, Baldrige Among Nation’s Best Leadership Programs for Last Three Years
  • Tech Beat April 13, 2010Knowing When Poultry Goes Foul, NIST Detector Counts Photons With 99 Percent Efficiency, New MEP Advisory Board White Paper Assesses the Present and Future of American Manufacturing, and FISMA Project Manager Ron Ross Named to 2010 Federal 100 List.
  • Tech Beat March 30, 2010NIST Researchers Holding Steady in an Atomic-Scale Tug-of-War, NIST Racetrack Ion Trap is a Contender in Quantum Computing Quest, Paintable Electronics? NIST Studies Spray-On Manufacturing of Transistors, NIST Scientists Address ‘Wrinkles’ in Transparent Film Development, Smoke Alarms + Sprinklers + Closed Doors = Lives Saved in Dorm Fires, Health Information Security Conference to Run May 11-12 in D.C., and NIST Director Gallagher to Co-Chair White House Standards Committee, Good Times! Get to Know Your Radio-Controlled Clock, NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2009 Annual Report,” and “Three New Members Join NIST Advisory Group.
  • Tech Beat March 16, 2010Layered Graphene Sheets Could Solve Hydrogen Storage Issues, NIST, Partners Develop Testing Infrastructure for Health IT Systems, March Workshop at NIST to Focus on Preserving Our Digital Data, Baldrige Program Funds Four State Efforts to Teach Performance Excellence, Quality Is Virtual! Baldrige Program Offers Quest for Excellence Online, NCNR Researchers Win Prizes in Neutron Scattering, and New Chair, Vice Chair Elected to NIST Policy Advisory Group.
  • Tech Beat March 2, 2010Mouse Work: New Insights on a Fundamental DNA Repair Mechanism, Call Forwarding: New NIST Procedure Could Speed Cell Phone Testing, NIST, NASA Launch Joint Effort to Develop New Climate Satellites, First Test Labs for Next-Generation Internet Protocol (IPv6) Are Accredited, NIST Launches New Competition for Research Facility Construction Grants, Two Institutions Selected to Manage New NIST Fellowship Programs, NIST Releases Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems, Comments Requested on Draft Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6, and Role-Based Training for IT Security Is the Topic of March Educators’ Conference.
  • Tech Beat February 16, 2010NIST Budget Request Proposes 7.3 Percent Increase in Funding, Future of Hydrogen Fuel Flows Through New NIST Test Facility, JILA Scientists Demonstrate First Controlled Chemical Reactions of Ultracold Molecules, NIST’s Second ‘Quantum Logic Clock’ is Now World’s Most Precise Clock, International Biometrics Conference to Meet at NIST March 2-4, NIST Issues Expanded Draft of Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy, and MEP to Support New Building-Efficiency Research Center.
  • Tech Beat January 26, 2010Proper Vaccine Refrigeration Vital to Putting Disease on Ice; Engineered Metamaterials Enable Remarkably Small Antennas; Marine Lab Hunts Subtle Clues to Environmental Threats to Blue Crabs; Stacking the Deck: Single Photons Observed at Seemingly Faster-than-Light Speeds; Manufacturing Competition Challenges University Teams to Stack a Better Pallet; NIST Releases Final Report on Cowboys Facility Collapse; NIST Issues First Release of Framework for Smart Grid Interoperability; Baldrige Conference Provides Path for Those on 'Quest for Excellence'; BLOGRIGE: Baldrige Program Blog Now Seeking Contributors!
  • Tech Beat January 12, 2010NIST Scientists Quantify Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions; What Were They Drinking? Researchers Investigate Radioactive Crock Pots; Theorists Close In on Improved Atomic Property Predictions; $123 Million in Grants Will Fund New Research Facilities; NIST Awards Over $34 Million for Research in Measurement Science; Agilent CTO Joins NIST Advisory Group; Sriram, Williams Honored as AAAS Fellows; Six NIST Researchers Selected as IEEE Fellow; NIST Quantum Computing Research Among Top Stories of 2009
  • Tech Beat December 15, 2009NIST Technology Program Announces 20 Research Project Awards, Among Apes, Teeth Are Made for the Toughest Times, Everlasting Quantum Wave: NIST Physicists Predict New Form of Soliton in Ultracold Gases, Demonstration Network Planned for Public Safety 700 MHz Broadband, New Automated Technique with Online Verification Eases Network Analyzer Calibration, NIST Seeks Comments on Cryptography Standards Publication, NIST Updates Automated Computer Security Validation Guidelines, NIST Team Demystifies Utility of Power Factor Correction Devices, Handheld Touch Screen Device May Lead to Mobile Fingerprint ID, Five Organizations Honored with 2009 Baldrige National Quality Award, JQI Researchers Create ‘Synthetic Magnetic Fields’ for Neutral Atoms, Web Site Highlights 50 Years of NIST Contributions to Laser Science, Deadline Extended for Entering NIST Microrobotics Challenge, and Text Retrieval Expert Named Distinguished Scientist by Computing Group
  • Tech Beat December 1, 2009Nervy Research: Researchers Take Initial Look at Ion Channels in a Model System, NIST Researchers Put a New Spin on Atomic Musical Chairs, Combining Nanotubes and Antibodies for Breast Cancer ‘Search and Destroy’ Missions, NIST Develops Experimental Validation Tool for Cell Phone Forensics, Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Launched; Governing Board Elected, NIST on Facebook and Twitter, and NIST Staff Recognized in Annual Commerce Department Awards
  • Tech Beat November 17, 2009Senate Confirms Gallagher as 14th NIST Director, ‘No Muss, No Fuss’ Miniaturized Analysis for Complex Samples Developed, JQI Researchers Create Entangled Photons from Quantum Dots, Small Nanoparticles Bring Big Improvement to Medical Imaging, Novel NIST Connector Uses Magnets for Leak-Free Microfluidic Devices, NIST Demonstrates ‘Universal’ Programmable Quantum Processor, Publication Offers Constructive Advice for Construction Industry Efficiency, Technology Innovation Program Seeks Comments on Potential Future Funding Areas, Baldrige Program Calls for Applicants for 2010 Examiners, Computer Researcher Named Distinguished Fellow of Information Security Group, Time Magazine Names JQI Work Among Year’s Best Inventions, and Wavering Named Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • Tech Beat November 3, 2009Capturing Those In-Between Moments: NIST Solves Timing Problem in Molecular Modeling, NIST Quantifies Low Levels of ‘Heart Attack Risk’ Protein, Scientists Build First ‘Frequency Comb’ to Display Visible ‘Teeth’, NIST Test Proves ‘The Eyes Have It’ for ID Verification, and NIST, CU to Build Instrument to Help Search for Earth-like Planets
  • Tech Beat October 20, 2009Scientists Create NICE Solution to Pneumonia Vaccine Testing Problems, Synthetic Cells Shed Biological Insights While Delivering Battery Power, The White Stuff: Marine Lab Team Seeks to Understand Coral Bleaching, Biochemical ‘On-Switch’ Could Solve Protein Purification Challenge, NIST Physicists Turn to Radio Dial for Finer Atomic Matchmaking, Blueprint for Industry Change Aims to Improve Construction Productivity, Is Your Microrobot Up for the (NIST) Challenge? NIST Receives Highest Honor from Automotive Industry Action Group, NIST Signs U.S.-China Cooperative Agreement on Earthquake and Volcano Sciences, New Smart Grid Documents Include Call for Governing Board Nominations, and NIST Physicist David Wineland to Share 2010 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics
  • Tech Beat October 6, 2009NIST Releases Draft Report on Cowboys Facility Collapse, Large-Scale Cousin of Elusive ‘Magnetic Monopoles’ Found at NIST, For Safer Emergencies, Give Your Power Generator Some Space, New Computer Security Guide Can Help Safeguard Your Small Business, New NIST Database on Gas Hydrates to Aid Energy and Climate Research, New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks, New NIST Method Reveals All You Need to Know About ‘Waveforms’, Convoy Returns World Trade Center Steel to New York City, Standards Development Plan for ‘Smart Grid’ Announced, November Workshop to Examine Challenges to Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing, Webinars on Planning for Smart Grid Panel Announced, and Scripps Director Joins NIST Advisory Group
  • Tech Beat September 22, 2009New Nanochemistry Technique Encases Single Molecules in Microdroplets, Therapeutic Nanoparticles Give New Meaning to Sugar-Coating Medicine, New NIST Nano-Ruler Sets Some Very Small Marks, Diamonds May Be the Ultimate MRI Probe, Say Quantum Physicists, October IT Security Automation Conference to Highlight Healthcare IT, Cloud Computing, New Beryllium Reference Material for Occupational Safety Monitoring, Fifteen to Receive Site Visits as Next Step Toward 2009 Baldrige Award, Gallagher Nominated to be 14th NIST Director, Updated NIST ‘Master Plan’ Sent to Capital Planning Commission, Workshop Aims to Establish Standards for Voting Machine Data, NIST Updates Popular Guide to Radio-Controlled Clocks, Two Named to Earthquake Advisory Board, and NIST to Receive 2008 Federal Library of the Year Award
  • Tech Beat September 8, 2009Prototype NIST Method Detects and Measures Elusive Hazards, High in Sodium: Highly Charged Tungsten Ions May Diagnose Fusion Energy Reactors, NIST Calculations May Improve Temperature Measures for Microfluidics, New NIST Trace Explosives Standard Slated for Homeland Security Duty, NIST Issues New Call for White Papers on Critical National Needs, New NIST Publications Describe Standards for Identity Credentials and Authentication Systems, and Seventeen Years of Baldrige Scoring Data Now Available
  • Tech Beat August 25, 2009Safer, Denser Acetylene Storage in an Organic Framework, Up-Scale: Frequency Converter Enables Ultra-High Sensitivity Infrared Spectrometry, Penetrating Insights: NIST Airframe Tests Help Ensure Better Shielding for Flight Instruments, Newly Improved NIST Reference Material Targets Infant Formula Analysis, Who Are You? Mobile ID Devices Find Out Using NIST Guidelines, Hankering for Molecular Electronics? Grab the New NIST Sandwich, With Three New Reference Materials, NIST Gets the Dirt on Soil, Biometrics Conference Meets Sept. 22–24 in Florida, and Bio-Imaging Technology Transfer and Commercialization Showcase
  • Tech Beat August 11, 2009Ytterbium Gains Ground in Quest for Next-Generation Atomic Clocks, Novel Temperature Calibration Improves NIST Microhotplate Technology, Multi-Laboratory Study Sizes Up Nanoparticle Sizing, NIST Demonstrates Sustained Quantum Computation Processing, NIST Releases Final Version of New Cybersecurity Recommendations for Government, First Report from New Nuclear Energy Standards Group Released
  • Tech Beat July 28, 2009'Microfluidic Palette' May Paint Clearer Picture of Biological Processes, NIST Scientists Study How to Stack the Deck for Organic Solar Power, Shake, Rattle, No Roll: Construction Guide for Earthquake-Resistant Buildings, September PerMIS Workshop Takes Measure of Intelligent System Performance, NIST Awards $55.5 Million for New University Research Facilities, Recent NIST Smart Grid Testimony, Brochure Available on New NIST Boulder Laboratory, New NIST Video Highlights Postdoctoral Fellowships in Materials Science, Product Incorporating NIST Expert System Wins R&D 100 Award, NIST Physicist Cited as 'Federal Player of the Week'
  • Tech Beat July 14, 2009NIST Releases Vitamin D Standard Reference Material, NCNR Reactor Relicensed by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, New Report on Improving Software Tools that Improve Software, 2009 Baldrige Improvement Day Goes Virtual, Seeks Participants, Physicists Find Way to Control Individual Bits in Quantum Computers, NYPD Report on Protecting Buildings Adopts NIST WTC Recommendations, Three NIST Researchers Win 2008 PECASE Honors, and New Baldrige Brochure Helps Steer Organizations Toward Excellence
  • Tech Beat June 30, 2009Genetically Engineered Mice Yield Clues to ‘Knocking Out’ Cancer, NIST Develops Novel Ion Trap for Sensing Force and Light, Unexpectedly Long-Range Effects in Advanced Magnetic Devices, NIST Summer School Passes the Neutron Science Torch, NIST Issues Human Milk and Blood Serum SRMs for Contaminant Measurements, NIST Extends Deadline for 2009 Technology Innovation Program Competition, NIST Seeks Comments on Smart Grid Report, Baldrige Recipients to Share Strategies at Upcoming Regional Conferences, Workshop to Aim for Security, Accessibility in Future Voting Systems, NIST YouTube Channel Features Ultraprecise Measurement with Lasers, NIST Physicist, Chemist Receive Federal Public Service Award
  • Tech Beat June 16, 2009Nonstick and Laser-safe Gold Aids Laser Trapping of Biomolecules; NIST Researchers 'All Aglow' Over New Test of Toxin Strength; NIST Study Offers First Detailed Look at the Progress of a Wildland-Urban Fire; Shape Matters in the Case of Cobalt Nanoparticles; NIST Finds 'A Touch of Glass' in Metal, Settles Century-Old Question; Nanosoccer Robots Ready to Compete in Upcoming RoboCup Games; NIST Discovers How Strain at Grain Boundaries Suppresses High-Temperature Superconductivity; NIST Seeks Proposals for $20 Million Program to Create Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowships; NIST, DOD, Intelligence Agencies Join Forces to Secure U.S. Cyber Infrastructure; NIST Issues Latest Guidelines for Teleworking Security; NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2008 Annual Report
  • Tech Beat June 2, 2009Memory with a Twist: NIST Develops a Flexible Memristor, NIST Seeks Proposals for $35 Million in Grants for Measurement Science, NIST Delivers Updated Draft Standards for Electronic Voting Machines, NIST’s LIDAR May Offer Peerless Precision in Remote Measurements, NIST Processes to Help Build Next-Generation Nuclear Power Plants, Seventy Apply for 2009 Baldrige Award, NIST Announces $120 Million Available for Research Construction Grants, and NIST Hosts Two International Materials Research Meetings in June
  • Tech Beat May 20, 2009Locke, Chu Announce Significant Steps in Smart Grid Development, Congress Approves NIST's Recovery Plan, Graphene Yields Secrets to Its Extraordinary Properties, NIST Engineers Discover Fundamental Flaw in Transistor Theory, NIST Study Finds a Decade of High-Payoff, High-Throughput Research, NIST Defining the Expanding World of Cloud Computing, NIST Helping Improve Speed Measurements for Cars, Bullets, NIST Validation Program Tests Next-Generation Internet Products, First Labs Approved for Testing Communications Interoperability
  • Tech Beat May 5, 2009NIST Super-Sensors to Measure ‘Signature’ of Inflationary Universe, New Study: Home Energy Savings Are Made in the Shade, High-Rise Fire Study Provides Insight Into Deadly Wind-Driven Fires, Vise Squad: Putting the Squeeze on a Crystal Leads to Novel Electronics, New Nanotube Coating Enables Novel Laser Power Meter, Terahertz Waves Are Effective Probes for IC Heat Barriers, NIST Issues First Reference Material for Tissue Engineering, NIST Issues Draft Guide for Automating Computer Security Verification, NIST Physicist James Bergquist Elected to National Academy of Sciences, NIST Researcher Dan Madrzykowski Named Fire Service Instructor of the Year, and NIST Physicists Win European and Optics Society Awards
  • Tech Beat April 21, 2009Scientists Give a Hand(edness) to the Search for Alien Life, Discovery of an Unexpected Boost for Solar Water-Splitting Cells, Researchers Give High Marks to New Technology for Fingerprint Identification, New NIST Guidelines for Organization-Wide Password Management, NIST Metrology Day Celebrates Measurements in the Market, Measurement of ‘Forbidden’ Collisions Could Improve Atomic Clock Accuracy, NIST Announces Three-Phase Plan for Smart Grid Standards, Conference Offers Insight Into Exploration of Nano-sized Electronics, Sandia Lab Executive Joins NIST Advisory Group, and Two NIST Computer Security Professionals Named to 2009 Federal 100 List
  • Tech Beat April 7, 2009X Marks the Spot: Ions Coldly Go Through NIST Trap Junction, Quantum Computers Will Require Complex Software to Manage Errors, Nano Changes Rise to Macro Importance in a Key Electronics Material, NIST Awards Contract for Work on Smart Grid Interim Standards, World’s First Nanofluidic Device with Complex 3-D Surfaces Built, NIST Issues Open and Transparent Methods for Testing Electronic Voting Systems, TIP Competition Addresses Civil Infrastructure, Advanced Materials, and NIST Launches YouTube Channel
  • Tech Beat March 24, 2009NIST’s Fiscal Year Budget to Increase 8.3 Percent to $819 M, Making a Point: Picoscale Stability in a Room-Temperature AFM, NIST Research Collaboration Spies Galfenol’s Inner Beauty Mark, Flatland Physics Probes Mysteries of Superfluidity, NIST Stairwell Evacuation Study Finds ‘What We Know We Don’t Know’, New Program Evaluates Labs for Emergency Communications Tests, Magnetism Governs Properties of Iron-Based Superconductors, Conference on Safeguarding Health Information, May 18-19
  • Tech Beat March 10, 2009NIST to Receive $610 Million Through Recovery Act, New Reference Material Supports Improved Quality Control for Polymers Industry, Safer Net Surfing Is Goal of NIST Domain Name Security Experts, Comments Sought on NIST Guidelines for Structural Fire Resistance, NIST Time and Frequency Metrology Seminar to be held June 2-5, April Workshop Takes Aim at Obstacles to Nanotech Energy Technologies
  • Tech Beat February 24, 2009Random Antenna Arrays Boost Emergency Communications, Probing and Controlling ‘Molecular Rattling’ May Mean Better Preservatives, Cross-Dressing Rubidium May Reveal Clues for Exotic Computing, Nanotechnologists Gain Powerful New Materials Probe, Updated Recommendations for Protecting Wireless, Remote Access Data, NIST and French Lab to Study Weathering of Advanced Composites for Bridges and Piers, Researchers Demonstrate Novel ‘Quantum Data Buffering’ Scheme, NanoFab Adds New Capabilities, ComSci Fellowship Program Accepting Applications for 2009-2010, New Report Summarizes Federal Tech Transfer Activities, Colorado Governor Ritter Honors NIST Internet Time Service
  • Tech Beat February 10, 2009Toothsome Research: Deducing the Diet of a Prehistoric Hominid, New Reference Material Can Improve Testing of Multivitamin Tablets, Long-Sought Protein Structure May Help Reveal How ‘Gene Switch’ Works, Live Fire Experiments Examine Impact of Changes in Firefighting Resources, First Major Update to SP 800-53 Is Available for Public Comment, Conference to Focus on Anti-Counterfeiting, Consumer Protection
  • Tech Beat January 27, 2009For Refrigeration Problems, a Magnetically Attractive Solution, Viscosity-Enhancing Nanomaterials May Double Service Life of Concrete, New Reference Material for Hexavalent Chromium in Contaminated Soil, NIST Physicist Deborah Jin to Receive Sigma Xi's Top Honor
  • Tech Beat January 13, 2009New NIST Method Accelerates Stability Testing of Soy-Based Biofuel, New Tool Gives Researchers a Glimpse of Biomolecules in Motion, ‘Two-Faced’ Bioacids Put a New Face on Carbon Nanotube Self-Assembly, Super Sensitive Gas Detector Goes Down the Nanotubes, Insights into Polymer Film Instability Could Aid Hi-Tech Industries, Simply Weird Stuff: Making Supersolids with Ultracold Gas Atoms, Technology Innovation Program to Fund New Infrastructure Research, Sorting Diamonds from Toothbrushes: New Guide to Protecting Personal Information, Seeking Excellence? Baldrige Conference Fulfills Your ‘Quest’, Bertocci, Kirchhoff Honored as AAAS Fellows
  • Tech Beat December 23, 2008NIST Report Identifies Security Threats, Possible Controls for Overseas Voting, Electromagnetic Phantom Exorcises Specters of Metal Detector Tests, Cracking a Tough Nut for the Semiconductor Industry, NIST Guides Genetic Genealogy Labs Toward Improved Accuracy, Wherefore a Leap Second?, ‘New and Improved’ Baldrige Criteria Now Available, NIST Seeks White Papers on Critical National Needs, NIST Posts 51 Entries for New Hash Algorithm Competition, JILA Story Makes Physics ‘Top Ten’ List, Two NIST Physicists Win 2007 PECASE Honors
  • Tech Beat December 9, 2008Dressed to Kill: From Virus to Vaccine, Sevenfold Accuracy Improvement for 3-D ‘Virtual Reality’ Labs, Carbon Nanofibers Cut Flammability of Upholstered Furniture, Belgium to Host First Conference for New Hash Algorithm Competition, Nine NIST Staff Become New APS Fellows
  • Tech Beat November 25, 2008Three Organizations Selected for 2008 Baldrige National Quality Award, NIST Awards $24 Million in Grants for New University Research Facilities, Rescue Robot Exercise Brings Together Robots, Developers, First Responders, NIST ‘Stress Tests’ Probe Nanoscale Strains in Materials, Saying ‘Cheese’ for More Effective Border Security, Bright Idea Illuminates LED Standards, Neutron Researchers Discover Widely Sought Property in Magnetic Semiconductor, NIST Releases Final WTC 7 Investigation Report, NIST Leads Revision of International Coordinate Measuring Machine Standard, Final Strategic Plan for Earthquake Hazard Studies Published, NIST Physicist Wins OSA’s First Walther Award
  • Tech Beat November 12, 2008Cold Atoms Could Replace Hot Gallium in Focused Ion Beams, ‘Femtomolar Optical Tweezers’ May Enable Sensitive Blood Tests, Nanoparticles in the Home: More and Smaller Than Previously Detected, Improved Measurements Could Mean Safer, More Reliable Electroshock Weapons, Iron-based Materials May Unlock Superconductivity’s Secrets, Let the Games Begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria, NIST, NCI Bring Web 2.0 Tools to Nanotechnology Standards Effort, NIST Receives 64 Submissions for New ‘Hash’ Algorithm, NIST, Columbia Honored for 1931 Discovery of Heavy Hydrogen, NIST Researcher Receives Kudos for Images of Labs on a Chip, Two NIST Researchers’ Papers Recognized in Ceramics ‘Best Of’ Collection
  • Tech Beat October 28, 2008Sniffing Out a Better Chemical Sensor, Nanoscale Dimensioning Is Fast, Cheap with New NIST Optical Technique, Fire Videos Dramatize Christmas Tree Safety Measures, Green Buildings: A ‘Net-Zero’ Energy Research Agenda, Expert Reviewers Wanted for 2009 Baldrige Award Process, NIST Physicist Honored in 2008 Presidential Rank Awards, Three Recognized by ANSI for Standards Development Activities
  • Tech Beat October 14, 2008First Tunable, ‘Noiseless’ Amplifier May Boost Quantum Computing, Communications, Paperwork: Buckypapers Clarify Electrical, Optical Behavior of Nanotubes, Gold Nanostars Outshine the Competition, Updated Specification Issued for PIV Card Implementations, New Report on NIST Tests of Wireless Environment in Auto Factories, Gebbie Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Tech Beat October 1, 2008New Building Code Revisions Adopt NIST Recommendations from WTC Study, Models of Eel Cells Suggest Electrifying Possibilities, Moths with a Nose for Learning, NIST/CSM Sensor Could Help Avert Pipeline Failures, Baked Slug: New Method to Test Fireproofing Material, JILA Scientists Create First Dense Gas of Ultracold ‘Polar’ Molecules, Updated Standards Site Offers New Support for Exports to Asia
  • Tech Beat September 16, 2008NIST Research Leads to Revisions in California Building Code, Thirteen to Receive Baldrige Site Visits, NIST and Partners Identify Tiny Gold Clusters as Top-Notch Catalysts, NIST Seeks Suggestions for Future R&D Funding Areas, Upgraded Vulnerability Database Enables Advances in Security Automation, New Profile Lays Out Roadmap, Standards for Government Use of IPv6, NSF Physics Frontier Center Created at Joint Quantum Institute, NIST Physicists are Finalists for Service to America Medals
  • Tech Beat September 3, 2008Bottoms Up: Better Organic Semiconductors for Printable Electronics, NIST Studies How New Helium Ion Microscope Measures Up, NIST Releases WTC 7 Investigation Report for Public Comment, New NIST Publication Series Addresses Design of Earthquake-Resistant Structures, NIST Physicist Wineland Awarded 2007 National Medal of Science, NIST To Host 4th Security Automation Conference and Workshop, Biometric Consortium Conference 2008 Will Be Held Sept. 23-25, Coming Soon! Baldrige Recipients Share Successes
  • Tech Beat August 19, 2008Light Touch: Controlling the Behavior of Quantum Dots, Candy-Coating Keeps Proteins Sweet, NIST Requests Comments on Next Generation C/A Process for Information Systems, Stop the Waste: Making Measurements Measure Up to Standards, Oxygen Data is a Best Seller for Atmospheric Research
  • Tech Beat August 6, 2008New Technique Reveals Hidden Properties of Ultracold Atomic Gases, Improved Reaction Data Heat Up the Biofuels Harvest, Skipping Atomic-scale Stones to Study Some Chemistry Basics, NIST Debuts New Approach to Ad Hoc Networks for First Responders, Vegas ‘Quantum Spookshow’ Demos On-the-Fly Encryption of Streaming Video, NIST, UMBI Host October Conference to Spur Bioscience Innovation, NIST Advisory Group Welcomes Berkeley Professor, Updated Information Security Performance Measurement Guide Published, Three Experts Named to Earthquake Advisory Board
  • Tech Beat July 22, 2008Cool! Nanoparticle Research Points to Energy Savings, NIST Membrane Model May Unlock Secrets of Early-Stage Alzheimer’s, Slippery Customer: A Greener Antiwear Additive for Engine Oils, NIST Trumps the Clumps: Making Biologic Drugs Safer, How Secure Is Your Network? NIST Model Knows, DVD Showcases 2007 Baldrige Award Recipients, NIST Seeks New Members for Eight Advisory Committees
  • Tech Beat July 9, 2008R&D Proposals Sought for New Sensing Technologies to Monitor Infrastructure; Toothpick: New Molecular Tag IDs Bone and Tooth Minerals; NIST Assists in Solar Stake-Out to Improve Space Weather Forecasts; R&D 100 Award for New NIST/UMD Neutron Detector; Wake-Up Call: Draft Security Pub Looks at Cell Phones, PDAs; Software Helps Developers Get Started with PIV Cards; New NIST Pub Can Help IT Managers Assess Security Controls
  • Tech Beat June 24, 2008New Process Creates 3-D Nanostructures with Magnetic Materials, Exposing the Sensitivity of Extreme Ultraviolet Photoresists, ‘Electron Trapping’ May Impact Future Microelectronics Measurements, Oxygen Ions for Fuel Cells Get Loose at Low(er) Temperatures, Standards Set for Energy-Conserving LED Lighting, NIST Releases Preview of Much-Anticipated Online Mathematics Reference, Micromagnets Show Promise as Colorful ‘Smart Tags’ for MRI, Physicists Produce Quantum-Entangled Images, High Rise Fire Fighting—Effective Use of Positive Pressure Ventilation, 2008-2009 Commerce Science and Technology Fellows Announced
  • Tech Beat June 10, 2008NIST Chemists Get Scoop on Crude ‘Oil’ from Pig Manure, Microwave Synthesis Connects With the (Quantum) Dots, ‘Nanoglassblowing’ Seen as Boon to Study of Individual Molecules, Tests Check Out Rescue Robots' Life-Saving Vision, NIST’s Novel ‘Noise Thermometry’ May Help Redefine International Unit of Temperature, Research Measures Movement of Nanomaterials in Simple Model Food Chain, Eighty-Five Take First Step Toward 2008 Baldrige Award, NIST Advisory Group Welcomes Three New Members, Everything You Want To Know About SI (But Were Afraid to Ask)
  • Tech Beat May 28, 2008New Iron-based Superconductors Reinforce Link to Magnetism, A Molecular 'Salve' to Sooth Surface Stresses, Two for One: NIST Design Enables More Cost Effective Quantum Key Distribution, Word/Logic Bank to Help Build 'Thinking' Machines, Learn About 'NIST and Nanosoccer' from New Web Site and Video, Grant Proposals Sought for Construction of Science Research Buildings, Text Retrieval Trials Focus on searching Blogs and Legal Documents, NIST Staff Honored for Technology Transfer
  • Tech Beat May 13, 2008Emergency Links: NIST Identifies ‘Sweet Spot’ for Radios in Tunnels, Spin Control: New Technique Sorts Nanotubes by Length, Improved Ion Mobility Is Key to New Hydrogen Storage Compound, Record-setting Laser May Aid Searches for Earthlike Planets, Disorder Enables Extreme Sensitivity in Piezoelectric Materials, Public Invited to See Nanosoccer Robots in Action in Pittsburgh, Bitter Orange SRMs: Tools for Product Analysis/Quality, NIST Tool Helps Internet Master Top-level Domains, NIST Offers U.S. Interpretations of Recent SI (Metric) Changes
  • Tech Beat April 29, 2008New 3-D Test Method for Biomaterials 'Flat Out' Faster, Making a Good Impression: Nanoimprint Lithography Tests at NIST, High-Flying Electrons May Provide New Test of Quantum Theory, NIST World Metrology Day Forum Focuses on Anti-Doping Advances, NIST Signs Cooperative Agreement with U-Albany Nano College, Two New Honors for NIST Physicists, Award Recognizes Work of NIST Information Services Group
  • Tech Beat April 15, 2008NIST Micro Sensor and Micro Fridge Make Cool Pair, 'Nanodrop' Test Tubes Created with a Flip of a Switch, Prototype Terahertz Imager Promises Biochem Advances, NIST, Army Researchers Pave the Way for Anthrax Spore Standards, Carbon Nanotube Measurements: Latest in NIST 'How-To' Series, Comments Requested on Draft Earthquake Hazards Plan, Comments Requested on Risk Management Publication, Technology Grants Program to Offer Webcast Series, Metal Detectives: New Book Details Titanic Investigation
  • Tech Beat April 1, 2008Bon MOT: Innovative Atom Trap Catches Highly Magnetic Atoms, More Solid than Solid: A Potential Hydrogen-Storage Compound, NIST Shows On-card Fingerprint Match Is Secure, Speedy, Software Tackles Production Line Machine ‘Cyclic Jitters’, New NIST Publication Recommends Best Fits Between Federal ‘Locks’ and ‘Keys’, Michael D. Schroeder to Receive NIST/NSA Security Award, New Report Outlines Research Roadmap for Biomanufacturing, NIST Third Interoperability Week April 28-May 2
  • Tech Beat March 18, 2008NIST Finds ‘Metafilms’ Can Shrink Radio, Radar Devices, NIST Evaluates Firefighting Tactics In NYC High-Rise Test, NIST Team Proves Bridge from Conventional to Molecular Electronics Possible, Loopy Photons Clarify ’Spookiness‘ of Quantum Physics, NIST ‘Quantum Logic Clock’ Rivals Mercury Ion as World’s Most Accurate Clock, Joint Research: Probing the Mysteries of a Surprisingly Tough Hydrogel, Nanomaterials Show Unexpected Strength Under Stress, Stunt Doubles: Ultracold Atoms Could Replicate the Electron ‘Jitterbug’, Copolymers Block Out New Approaches to Microelectronics at NIST, New NIST Detector Can ‘See’ Single Neutrons Over Broad Range, All Done With Mirrors: NIST Microscope Tracks Nanoparticles in 3-D, NIST Seeks Public Comment on New Technology Innovation Program Regulations, NIST Votes for U.S. Approval of the Modified Office Open XML Standard, NIST Acting Director Turner Testifies on FY 2009 Budget Request, NIST Advisory Committee Issues 2007 Annual Report, Report Identifies Three Key R&D Priorities for Future Manufacturing, Web Site Offers Easy Access to Life-Saving Fire Service Research, April Conferences Focus on Scanning Advances
  • Tech Beat March 5, 2008NIST to Study Hazards of Portable Gasoline-Powered Generators, Failure Investigations Report Highlights Efforts for Safer Buildings, NIST Requests Comments on Proposed Biometrics Lab Program, Good Vibrations Probe Innards of Molecular Electronic Junctions, Energy Upgrades Pay Off for Taxpayers and Feds, NIST Mini Sensor May ‘Change the Way We Live’, NIST/TRC Thermodynamic Tables Go Online, NIST Web Site Features Waldseemüller Map Video, April Tech Transfer Workshop Focuses on Nanotechnology Advances
  • Tech Beat February 19, 2008NIST, NCI, SAIC Partner on New Method for Detecting HER2 Breast Cancer, ‘NMR on a Chip’ Features NIST Magnetic Mini-Sensor, Optical ‘Frequency Comb’ Can Detect the Breath of Disease, Directed Self-Ordering of Organic Molecules for Electronic Devices, Turtle Studies Suggest Health Risks from Environmental Contaminants, Chemists Measure Copper Levels in Zinc Oxide Nanowires, NIST Building Safety Efforts Mark Fifth Anniversary of R.I. Nightclub Fire, New Strontium Atomic Clock at JILA is ‘Best in Class’, New NIST Video: Bill Phillips School Talk on the Science of Ultracold, New Chair, Vice Chair Elected to NIST Policy Advisory Group, NIST Releases Three-Year Plan, Two NIST Researchers named to ‘Federal 100’
  • Tech Beat February 5, 2008President’s Budget Requests 22 Percent Boost for NIST Core Programs, Shear Ingenuity: Tweaking the Conductivity of Nanotube Composites, ‘Nitty-Gritty’ but Vital Data Helps Field Rescue Robots, International Biofuels Effort Seeks Fewer Barriers, More Trade, New Web Site Lists Validated Software Security Tools for Federal IT, Workshop Offers U.S. Industry Access to International R&D Collaborations, Revised NIST IPv6 Profile Released for Comment
  • Tech Beat January 23, 2008JILA Solves Problem of Quantum Dot ‘Blinking’, NIST Helps Heat Pumps ‘Go With the Flow’ to Boost Output, Videos Extract Mechanical Properties of Liquid-Gel Interfaces, NIST Building Facility for Hydrogen Pipeline Testing, Concrete Flow Researchers to Use Argonne Supercomputer, NIST Radio Station WWVH Gets Antenna Makeover, March Conference Explores Building Trust on the Internet
  • Tech Beat January 8, 2008Rough Times: NIST's New Approach to Surface Profiling, Radioactive 'Understudy' May Aid Medical Imaging, Drug Development , Measurement Innovations Add Up to Big Savings for Semiconductors, NIST, EC Agency Partner for Better Measurements and Standards, NIST Reference Materials Are 'Gold Standard' for Bio-Nanotech Research, NIST Develops Test Method for Key Micromechanical Property, New Video Answers the Question 'What is NIST?', January Workshop to Focus on Safeguarding Health Care Information, Workshop to Focus on Standards Education
  • Tech Beat December 12, 2007NIST Encasement Now Protecting ‘America’s Birth Certificate’, NIST Imaging System Maps Nanomechanical Properties, New Paper Reveals Nanoscale Details of Photolithography Process, NIST Helps Beam Time to TV Viewers in the Middle East , ‘Combinatorial’ Approach Squashes Software Bugs Faster, Cheaper, New Accreditation Program for Body Armor Testing Laboratories
  • Tech Beat November 27, 2007Presidential Award for Excellence Honors Five U.S. Organizations, NIST Announces First Observation of ‘Persistent Flow’ in a Gas, ‘High Q’ NIST Nanowires May be Practical Oscillators, NIST Measures Performance of Auto Crash Warning Systems, Job-Related Stress: NIST Demonstrates Fatigue Effects in Silicon
  • Tech Beat November 8, 2007Bug-Zapper: A Dose of Radiation May Help Knock Out Malaria, Micro Microwave Does Pinpoint Cooking for Miniaturized Labs, New Scoring System Protects Credit Card Transactions, NIST Issues Call for a New ‘Hash’ Algorithm, Mini Magnetic Sensor May Have Biomedical, Security Applications, Wanted: Expert Reviewers for 2008 Baldrige Award, NIST Posts Online Database of Cryogenic Materials Properties, NIST Researchers Receive Early Career Presidential Awards
  • Tech Beat October 25, 2007NIST Demos Industrial-Grade Nanowire Device Fabrication, NIST Licenses Systems to Help the Blind ‘See’ Images, Elevators Seen as Playing Hi-Rise Fire Evacuation Role, New SRM Allows Accurate Accounting of Forensic DNA, Framework Document on Cybersecurity Open for Public Comment, NIST Staff Honored in 2007 Presidential Rank Awards, NIST Physicist Honored for Measuring Forces between Ultra-cool Atoms
  • Tech Beat October 11, 2007New Quantum Dot Transistor Counts Individual Photons, NIST Light Source Illuminates Fusion Power Diagnostics, How to Protect Your Web Server from Attacks, Home Sprinklers Score ‘A’ in NIST Cost-Benefit Study, Biopharmaceutical Infrastructure Key to Lower Drug Development Costs, NIST Official Testifies on Fire Research Program, Celebrating the Physics Nobel Prize Winners
  • Tech Beat September 27, 2007NIST Announces 56 New Awards for Innovative Technology R&D, NIST Debuts Superconducting Quantum Computing Cable, Measurements from the Edge: Magnetic Properties of Thin Films, ‘Dead Time’ Limits Quantum Cryptography Speeds, High-Speed Quantum Key System Wins Research Award, NIST Helps Plan Measurement Standards for the Hydrogen Economy, Experts to Review Life-Saving Homeland Security Standards, Fourteen Prepare for Baldrige Site Visits
  • Tech Beat September 13, 2007JILA Finds Flaw in Model Describing DNA Elasticity, ‘Radio Wave Cooling’ Offers New Twist on Laser Cooling, NIST Firebrand Device Could Save U.S. and Japanese Homes, NIST Team Develops Novel Method for Nanostructured Polymer Thin Films, Probing a Rare Material Spin State at NIST, New Guide Available for Fractography of Ceramics and Glasses, “Guide to Secure Web Services” Provides Blueprint to Safer Web 2.0, Voting Standards Guidance Sent to Election Commission, NIST, SRC-NRI Partner to Advance Next-Generation Computer Technology, Tech Transfer Event to Showcase NIST Microfluidics Technologies
  • Tech Beat August 30, 2007Fire Tests Examine Structural Collapse Hazards and Warning Devices, NIST Measures Challenges for Wireless in Factories, Longer is Better for Nanotube Optical Properties, Upgraded Software Makes ID Verification Testing Easier, JILA Physicist is Finalist for Service to America Medal
  • Tech Beat August 16, 2007Nanoscale Blasting Adjusts Resistance in Magnetic Sensors, Ginkgo SRMs: Tools for Product Analysis/Quality, Layered Approach May Yield Stronger, More Successful Bone Implants, SRMs Track Fire Retardants in Humans and Environment, New NIST Calibration Service ‘Arms’ Phasors for More Reliable Power Grids, America COMPETES Act Brings Immediate Changes to NIST, NIST, UMBI to Expand Cooperation in Bioresearch, Commerce Department to Host National Summit on Competitiveness, Workshop Focuses on Digital Exchange of Biometric Info
  • Tech Beat August 3, 2007Nano-layer of Ruthenium Stabilizes Magnetic Sensors, Neutrons Reveal Quantum Order in Solid-State System, Thousands of Atoms Swap ‘Spins’ in Quantum Square Dance, Changing the Rings: A Key Finding for Magnetics Design, New Tools to Help Configure Secure Operating Systems, Improved NIST SRM Aids Lead Poisoning Detection, Comments Sought on New Security Publications
  • Tech Beat July 20, 2007Magnetic Tape Analysis "Sees" Tampering in Detail, Speed Bumps Less Important Than Potholes for Graphene, NIST Begins Technical Study of S.C. Warehouse Fire, Evaluations Aim to Advance Translation Technology, Tailoring Computer Security for Industrial Controls, New NIST Measurement Office Focuses on Innovation
  • Tech Beat June 21, 2007NIST WTC Recommendations Spur New Model Building Codes, NIST Fire Experts Examine Charleston Building Collapse, Catching Waves: Measuring Self-Assembly in Action, Fans Clear High-Rise Stairwells of Smoke, NIST/Industry Quality Measurement Data Standard, Coming Soon! Baldrige Awardees Share Successes
  • Tech Beat for June 8, 2007New Quantum Key System Combines Speed, Distance, Rescue Robot Tests To Offer Responders High-Tech Help, Silicon Nanowires Upgrade Data-Storage Technology, Computer Guide May Boost Security Testing Efficiency, Fluorescent Glass SRMs Are New Tool for Spectroscopy, Building Retrofits Reduce Chem/Bio Hazards Risks, 84 Apply for Nation’s Top Honor for Excellence, Calling All D.C. Area Post Docs!, Three NIST Researchers Receive Flemming Awards
  • Tech Beat February 2, 2006Stable Polymer Nanotubes May Have a Biotech Future, NIST Issues Final Federal Biometric Specs, Fire Panel Changes Offer Real-Time Fire Status Data, New Design for Transistors Powered by Single Electrons, Enhanced LIDAR Improves Range, Vibration Measures