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Standards for Metagenomics

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Metagenomics, or identifying the organisms present in a sample through DNA-based analysis, is a revolutionary technology made possible through advances in

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Certification of NIST Gas Mixture Standard Reference Materials

Author(s)
Christina Cecelski, Kimberly Harris, Cassie Goodman, William A. Kimes, Philip Liu, Walter R. Miller Jr., Jennifer Carney
The Gas Sensing Metrology Group at NIST provides accurate, stable gaseous standards for use in various types of emissions testing and environmental monitoring

New reference materials for trace-levels of actinide elements in plutonium

Author(s)
Richard Essex, Lav Tandon, Amy Gaffney, Cole Hexel, Debbie Bostick, Lisa Colletti, Diana Decker, Casey Finstad, Joseph Giaquinito, Elmer Lujan, John Partridge, Benjamin Roach, John Rolinson, Kyle Samperton, Alice Slemmons, Khalil Spencer, Floyd Stanley, Lisa Townsend, Kerri Treinen, Ross Williams, Christopher Worley
Two plutonium oxides were prepared as unique reference materials for actinides occurring as trace constituents in Pu. Each reference material unit is

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