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Rich Press (Fed)

Science Writer and Public Affairs Specialist 

Feature Stories

To Each Mammal, Its Milk

Milk — it’s what distinguishes mammals from the rest of the animal kingdom. It’s also an incredibly complex substance

Who Was Detective X?

In the gangster era of Prohibition and the Great Depression, a physicist at the National Bureau of Standards, now NIST

News

Your Clothes Can Have an Afterlife

Only about 15% of used clothes and other textiles in the United States get reused or recycled. The other 85% head straight to the landfill or incinerator. This

Publications

NIST Scientific Foundation Reviews

Author(s)
John M. Butler, Hariharan K. Iyer, Richard A. Press, Melissa Taylor, Peter Vallone, Sheila Willis
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a scientific research agency that works to advance measurement science, standards, and technology
Created May 21, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021