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Chemistry

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From the food we eat and the pharmaceuticals doctors prescribe to the paints and fuel additives we use, the NIST develops the technology, measurement methods and standards to address the needs of the chemical industry.

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NIST Study Will Help Labs Distinguish Between Hemp and Marijuana

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JILA’s Electric ‘Knob’ Tunes Chemical Reaction Rates in Quantum Gas

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New JILA Tools ‘Turn On’ Quantum Gases of Ultracold Molecules

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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