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The Jump from Airborne to NIST

by John Bittman, Interagency Policy Specialist I never expected the knowledge, skills, or abilities I gained as an airborne infantryman to be very transferrable

Small Creatures, Big Health Impact!

What: RM 8037 is a reference material that consists of oil made from Antarctic krill. Each unit of RM 8037 contains three tins, each with approximately 4.5 mL

National Inventors Month: Tech Transfer

The month of May not only signifies the end of Spring, but also highlights the beginnings of new ideas and creations since it has been nationally recognized as

Turmeric, One of the World's Super Foods?

What: SRM 3300 is a curcuminoid extract of turmeric rhizome prepared from the same stock rhizome as SRM 3299 Ground Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Rhizome. A unit

How Well Do You Know Your Kidneys?

What: SRM 2925 is a frozen aqueous solution of recombinant human serum albumin (HSA). The SRM consists of two vials, each containing approximately 0.50 mL of

Spotlight on N-STEP Graduates

NIST’s Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (N-STEP) was created by the company, TEDCO, whose mission is to “Enhance economic development growth

Recognizing NIST Entrepreneurship

This week kicks off National Entrepreneurship Week across the country. This event was congressionally chartered in 2006 with a mission to highlight acts of

Making Mercury Measurements Less Crude

What: A unit of SRM 2778 consists of five amber glass ampoules, each containing approximately 10 mL of crude oil. The certified mass fraction of total mercury

OSAC Adds 25th Standard to the Registry

The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science has added the 25th standard to its registry of approved standards. The OSAC Registry