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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

Handwriting Examiners in the Digital Age

People are writing more than ever with their keyboards and phones, but handwritten notes have become rare. Even signatures are going out of style. Most credit

Publications

NIST Scientific Foundation Reviews

Author(s)
John M. Butler, Hariharan K. Iyer, Richard A. Press, Melissa K. Taylor, Peter M. 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