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Rich Press (Fed)

Science Writer and Public Affairs Specialist 

Feature Stories

A Speed Gun for Photosynthesis

How fast is that plant pulling CO 2 out of the atmosphere? You may soon be able to point a sensor at it to find out.

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



NIST Scientific Foundation Reviews

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 December 8, 2022