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NIST Process Expands Catalyst Options for Electrolysis and Fuel Cells
Release Date: 11/19/2015

Remember that pair of gold electroplated earrings you bought years ago at the mall? (Oh yes, you do.) Key to crafting their allure was the ability … more

R&D by NIST and Partners Yields New Standard for Safer Ambulances
Release Date: 09/22/2015

Thanks to a newly updated standard for ambulance design based on research and development by the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST ‘Global City Teams Challenge’ Aims to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 09/15/2015

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners are launching a new effort to bring … more

NIST Calculates High Cost of Hydrogen Pipelines, Shows How to Reduce It
Release Date: 07/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has put firm numbers on the high costs of installing pipelines to transport hydrogen … more

NIST Group Maps Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes in Composite Materials
Release Date: 06/29/2015

Despite their small size and simple structure, carbon nanotubes—essentially sheets of graphene rolled up into straws—have all sorts of potentially … more

NIST-led Effort Yields New International Standard for Dynamic Liquid Measuring Systems
Release Date: 06/26/2015

Milk, beer, and fuels are just some of the liquids whose measurement systems are addressed by the new international standard. When measuring large … more

Global Cities Expo to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ Apps, June 1
Release Date: 05/20/2015

The community of the future will solve problems using machines linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks. For a glimpse of this exciting … more

Better Cargo Inspection Standards at Border Crossings
Release Date: 12/02/2014

An x-ray image showing a standard test object (upper left) held aloft by support apparatus and a forklift. In this case, the test object is a … more

Lighten Up! New NIST Research Facility Gives Material Help to Automakers
Release Date: 08/26/2014

Want to make more fuel-efficient cars and trucks? Build them out of lighter materials. Feeling the heat. New NIST instrument in the Center for … more

NIST 'Global City Teams Challenge' to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 08/05/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long … more

Fill ‘er Up: NIST Develops Prototype Meter Test for Hydrogen Refueling Stations
Release Date: 07/21/2014

To support the fair sale of gaseous hydrogen as a vehicle fuel, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Tiny, self-powered sensors that can be embedded in bridge structures and networked wirelessly to continuously monitor the structure's health. … more

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

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

February Forums Help Manufacturers Get on Track to Build Next Generation Rail
Release Date: 01/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will host two forums in February 2012 to … more

Commerce and Transportation Departments Forge Partnership to Boost Domestic Manufacturing Across America
Release Date: 10/18/2011

Partnership will help revitalize the domestic railway manufacturing sector, support Obama Administration’s historic investments in transportation … more

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