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PAO provides communications support to help NIST share its research results, services, and programs; to assist policymakers in learning about NIST's role and activities; and to advise and assist NIST managers on public affairs and policy strategies.

News and Updates

Indigestion? Try Some Ginger

What: SRM 3398 is a ground powder prepared from ginger rhizomes. A unit of SRM 3398 consists of 5 packets of material, each containing approximately 1.6 g of

Taking Measure blog

Lightweight Crypto, Heavyweight Protection

Logic puzzles, brain teasers and mathematical riddles fascinated me throughout my childhood, so I feel lucky that I ended up with a career that never lacks for

Industry Impacts

Cement

Cement is the core ingredient in concrete, the most widely used building material in the world. It plays an integral role in infrastructure such as buildings

Pipeline Safety

More than 2.5 million miles of natural gas, liquid petroleum and hydrogen pipelines cross the United States. This infrastructure is critical to our energy needs

Firefighter Protective Equipment

Firefighters rely on self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA) to protect them from dangerous heat and toxic smoke. NIST research helped to improve industry

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