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How Milk Does an Animal Body Good

It has been called the world’s most perfect food, and there’s unequivocal evidence that it can fight off disease and build better baby brains. But even after

The Shape in Water

Tinkering with a method they helped develop over the last few years, scientists have for the first time used it to measure at the nanometer scale the

From Clipping Scissors to Word Processor

Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to snip at DNA is often akin to using scissors to edit a newspaper article. You can cut out words, but it’s difficult to

Unusual Suspects

NIST contributes to public safety with materials that increase the confidence of first responders to detect biothreats in the field. NIST’s Material