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PUBLIC-PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS LAUNCH $2 MILLION OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGE TO FIND ADVANCED ENERGY ABSORBING MATERIALS
Release Date: 01/29/2015

  NFL, GE & Under Armour collaborate with U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST) on Head Health … more

Neutron Beams Reveal How Two Potential Pieces of Parkinson's Puzzle Fit
Release Date: 01/29/2015

The proteins GCase (in pink) and α-syn (blue) forms a complex in cellular membrane. Neutron reflectometry (suggested by the yellow beam) revealed … more

NIST Forensic Science Standards Committees to Hold First Public Meetings in February 2015
Release Date: 01/27/2015

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), which coordinates the development of standards and guidelines for the forensic science … more

Conferences and Events
Cybersecurity for Direct Digital Manufacturing Symposium
February 3, 2015

Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) involves fabricating physical objects from a data file using computer-controlled processes with little to no … more

A 55-Year Journey in Science--From NBS to NIST and beyond
February 6, 2015

  In this special Black History Month Colloquium, Dr. Jackson will chronicle his journey in science, from his early experiences at the National … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
February 9-13, 2015

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more