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A hospital room containing a nurse and patient exhaling aerosols carrying viruses. Air ducts and filters are depicted above and a portable air filter is shown in the room.

NIST Airflow Model Could Help Reduce Indoor Exposure to Aerosols Carrying Coronavirus

A view through a door window of N95 masks being decontaminated.

NIST Tool Could Help Hospitals Repurpose Rooms for Disinfecting N95 Masks

A flooded section of highway.

NIST Releases Online Economic Decision Tool to Help Communities Plan for Disaster

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Upcoming Events

Circular Economy in the High-Tech World

Wed, Jan 27 2021, 10:00am - Thu, Jan 28 2021, 5:00pm EST
This workshop will convene stakeholders from across the electronics, battery, and solar panel supply chains to assess