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Materials

Overview

Plastics, carbon nanotubes, high-strength alloys, artificial bone and joint replacements are just some of the emerging materials for which NIST develops testbeds, defines benchmarks, and develops formability measurements and models.

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JARVIS-ML

JARVIS-ML is a repository of machine learning (ML) model parameters, descriptors, and ML related input and target data. JARVIS-ML is a part of the NIST-JARVIS

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How the JFK Assassination Bullets Were Digitally Preserved at NIST

They were long, round-nosed rifle bullets. Their copper metal jackets had the dull color of a worn penny, giving testimony to their age. The gun-barrel rifling impressions on their sides were typical of a bullet fired from a military weapon: four grooves and the resulting ridges called lands — all these marks twisted toward the right by the barrel’s internal rifling. Alongside the bullets were
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NIST Clarifies Structure of Prospective Vaccine for Respiratory Virus

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NIST AI System Discovers New Material

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NIST Sensor Experts Invent Supercool Mini-Thermometer

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