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A flatbed truck with equipment on the back sits in a puddled parking lot near the remains of a demolished building foundation, with two figures in safety gear nearby and palm trees in the background.

Sept. 29, 2022, Update: Champlain Towers South Investigation Completes Site Testing, Announces Next Advisory Committee Meeting

Engineer in a lab. Screen that shows her face on the left. On the right is a robot.

NIST Awards Funding to 5 Universities to Advance Standards Education

A model of a hospital building is positioned on the floor of a wind tunnel, a hallway structure with small posts on the floor and fans visible at the back.

El NIST presenta avances en el estudio del Huracán María

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