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The Ins and Outs of a NIST Patent

Electron or X-Ray Beam Lithography in Liquids Description These days, the fabrication of 2D and 3D structures out of liquid, biocompatible, hydrogel solutions

A Better Way to Measure Acceleration

You’re going at the speed limit down a two-lane road when a car barrels out of a driveway on your right. You slam on the brakes, and within a fraction of a

What Laser Color Do You Like?

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland have developed a microchip technology that can convert

Making the DNA Melt Curve More Accurate

DNA is not only the blueprint of life; it has become the backbone for making tiny structures that can be inserted into the human body to diagnose and treat

Entangling Photons of Different Colors

Some of the most advanced communication systems now under development rely on the properties of quantum science to store and transport information. However

Avoiding the Crack of Doom

Just as a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step, the deformations and fractures that cause catastrophic failure in materials begin with a few