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Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) News

03/17/2016
  • NIST Statement on ASTM E2329-14

  • 02/09/2016
  • Registration for OSAC Las Vegas

  • 01/27/2016
  • NIST Requests Comments on Computer Security Publication on Randomness

  • 01/15/2016
  • NIST Simulates Fast, Accurate DNA Sequencing Through Graphene Nanopore

  • 01/07/2016
  • Portable NIST Kit Can Recover Traces of Chemical Evidence

  • 12/18/2015
  • OSAC December 2015 Newsletter

  • 12/10/2015
  • NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Framework Use, Potential Updates and Future Management

  • 12/08/2015
  • Harris Named to NCST Advisory Committee; NIST Seeks Additional Members

  • 12/07/2015
  • First Code Improvements Adopted Based on NIST Joplin Tornado Study

  • 11/30/2015
  • Robot Adds New Twist to NIST Antenna Measurements and Calibrations

  • 11/24/2015
  • November OSAC Newsletter

  • Small Business Have a Role in Community Resilience

  • 10/29/2015
  • Hazards Shouldn't Lead to Disasters: NIST Releases New Community Resilience Planning Guide

  • OSAC Recruiting Applicants for New Crime Scene Subcommittee

  • 10/27/2015
  • NIST's OSAC is Seeking Standards Developing Organizations

  • 10/08/2015
  • October OSAC Newsletter

  • 09/22/2015
  • NASCTN Initiates First Spectrum-Sharing Project

  • 09/21/2015
  • R&D by NIST and Partners Yields New Standard for Safer Ambulances

  • 09/17/2015
  • September OSAC Newsletters

  • 08/24/2015
  • Who, What, WHEN: Determining the Age of Fingerprints

  • 08/11/2015
  • NIST Teams with Industry and Academia to Tackle Next-Generation Wireless Channel Challenges

  • 08/06/2015
  • U.S. Departments of Justice and Commerce Name Six Experts as New Members of National Commission on Forensic Science

  • 08/05/2015
  • NIST Releases SHA-3 Cryptographic Hash Standard

  • 08/04/2015
  • New Shellfish Reference Material Will Help Monitor Oceans' Radioactive Contamination

  • 07/14/2015
  • NIST and NTIA Seek Industry Partners for Public Safety Communications Test Bed

  • 06/30/2015
  • NIST Taps Experts in Business Continuity, Network Disaster Recovery for Community Resilience Efforts

  • 06/26/2015
  • Gates Foundation Rep Visits PML Vaccine Transport Lab

  • 06/25/2015
  • NIST Revises Key Computer Security Publication on Random Number Generation

  • 06/18/2015
  • Research Roadmap Traces the Path to 'Smart' Fire Fighting

  • 06/09/2015
  • Keynote Speakers Announced for the International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management

  • 06/02/2015
  • NIST Requests Comments on a Draft Privacy Risk Management Framework

  • 05/26/2015
  • New NIST Center of Excellence to Improve Statistical Analysis of Forensic Evidence

  • NIST Develops First 'Roadmap' for Public Safety Communications Research

  • 05/21/2015
  • NIST Seeks to Fill Three Vacancies on Forensic Science Standards Organization

  • 05/20/2015
  • Global Cities Expo to Showcase 'Internet of Things' Apps, June 1

  • 05/08/2015
  • Building a High-Tech Future Through Partnerships & Planning: Commerce's NIST Announces $7.8 Million in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Grants

  • 05/06/2015
  • Two NIST Experts Named Service to America Medal Finalists

  • 04/28/2015
  • NIST Seeks Community Input on Disaster Resilience Planning Guide

  • 04/27/2015
  • NIST Releases Draft Community Resilience Planning Guide for Public Review

  • 04/20/2015
  • New Report Recommends Policies for Improved Preservation of Biological Evidence

  • 04/14/2015
  • NIST to Launch Review of Resilience Planning Guide at Houston Workshop, April 27, 2015

  • 03/25/2015
  • NIST, NTIA, DOD Agree to Facilitate Testing and Evaluation of Wireless Spectrum-Sharing Methods

  • 03/24/2015
  • PML Helps Lead Standardization for Firearm and Toolmark Examinations

  • 03/23/2015
  • Getting a Critical Edge on Plutonium Identification

  • 03/20/2015
  • NIST International Symposium Seeks Improved Quality in Forensics

  • 03/19/2015
  • NIST Presentations at AAFS 2015 Point to the Future of Forensic Science

  • 03/10/2015
  • Mapping Microscopic Surfaces Could Help Solve Crimes

  • 03/09/2015
  • New Neutron Detector Design

  • 03/03/2015
  • OSAC Forensic Science Standards Priority Discussions Now Available in Webcast Archive

  • 03/02/2015
  • Recapping the First Public OSAC Meetings: What is an SDO?

  • 02/18/2015
  • New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity

  • 02/13/2015
  • First Scientific Area Committee Meetings for Forensic Science to be Webcast

  • 02/11/2015
  • NIST Shows Crystal Pattern Mapping Can Recover Obliterated Serial Numbers in Metals

  • 02/05/2015
  • NIST Scientists to Give Latest Results at American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting

  • 02/02/2015
  • Hidden Uncertainties Uncovered in Nuclear Forensic Measurement

  • 01/29/2015
  • Public-Private Sector Partners Launch $2 Million Open Innovation Challenge to Find Advanced Energy Absorbing Materials

  • 01/27/2015
  • NIST Forensic Science Standards Committees to Hold First Public Meetings in February 2015

  • 12/22/2014
  • NIST Announces Initial Members of Forensic Science Digital Evidence Subcommittee

  • 12/16/2014
  • Register Now for NIST Symposium on Biometric and Forensic Technology

  • 12/12/2014
  • NIST Forensic Science Standards Inventory Now Available Online

  • 12/10/2014
  • Neutron CT Helps Solve Puzzle

  • New Time-Stamp Service for NASDAQ

  • 12/09/2014
  • NIST Tests: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

  • 12/04/2014
  • NIST Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management

  • NIST-Funded Researcher Wins Honor for Food Safety Test

  • 12/02/2014
  • Low Error-Rate Detectors for Telecom

  • 11/05/2014
  • Harary Appointed Director of NIST Engineering Lab

  • 10/29/2014
  • 402 Members Named to Forensic Science Standards Organization

  • 10/27/2014
  • Building Better Body Armor: PML Provides Standards for US Army

  • 10/22/2014
  • Evidence Says: December Symposium Showcases Forensics at NIST

  • 10/07/2014
  • NIST Laser Comb System Maps 3D Surfaces Remotely for Manufacturing, Forensics

  • 09/08/2014
  • New Forensic Subcommittee on Digital Evidence Added to Organization of Scientific Area Committees

  • 09/03/2014
  • Forensic Science Standards Effort Takes Shape as NIST Appoints Scientific Area Committees Members

  • Save the Date: NIST to Host International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management, July 20-24, 2015

  • 08/19/2014
  • NIST to Establish Research Center of Excellence for Forensic Science

  • 08/13/2014
  • Forensics@NIST 2014 to Take Place Dec. 3-4

  • 08/11/2014
  • It's a Match: NIST and Prince George's County Crime Lab Team Up on Ballistics Research

  • 07/21/2014
  • Airport Backscatter Scanner Reexamined

  • 07/16/2014
  • NIST Webinar to Cover Validation of Forensic DNA Testing Technologies

  • 07/15/2014
  • NIST Names Members of Forensic Science Resource Committees

  • 07/14/2014
  • Digital Crime-Fighters Face Technical Challenges with Cloud Computing

  • 07/09/2014
  • NIST Announces Competition for Community Resilience Center of Excellence

  • 07/01/2014
  • Supreme Court Cites NIST Mobile Forensics Guide in Ruling on Cell Phone Searches

  • 06/26/2014
  • NIST Names Members to First Forensic Science Standards Board

  • 06/17/2014
  • NIST Analytic Technique Offers Arson Investigators Faster, More Accurate Results

  • 06/13/2014
  • New Report Addresses International Disaster Resilience for U.S. and Partner Countries

  • NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience

  • 06/11/2014
  • The Internet's Next Big Idea: Connecting People, Information, and Things

  • 05/30/2014
  • Better Materials for Safer Sports: Time to Use Our Heads

  • 05/15/2014
  • NIST Digital Forensic Resource Honored with a National Innovation Award

  • 05/14/2014
  • Forensic Committee Application Closes for 2014; Candidates May Apply for 2015

  • 05/13/2014
  • FDNY Says 'Thanks' to NIST Engineers

  • 05/07/2014
  • NIST Invites Forensic DNA Analysts to Webinar on Mixture Interpretation

  • 05/06/2014
  • Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons

  • 05/05/2014
  • Register Now for NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and Webcast

  • 04/30/2014
  • NIST Revises Guide to Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) in Networks

  • 04/24/2014
  • NIST Scientists Demonstrate Career Options for Earth Science Students

  • 04/22/2014
  • NIST Seeks Applicants to Join Forensic Science Committees

  • 04/11/2014
  • Calling Forensic Scientists: Apply Now to Join the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees

  • 04/09/2014
  • Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal

  • 04/08/2014
  • Save the Date for Mobile Forensics Workshop 2014

  • 03/26/2014
  • New Roadmap Outlines Research Path to Reduce Storm Impacts

  • NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes

  • 03/20/2014
  • Cell Phones and Cable Signals: Interference Can Happen

  • 03/18/2014
  • Application Form for NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees Coming Soon

  • 03/05/2014
  • NIST Forensic Science Efforts Take Center Stage in Seattle

  • 02/25/2014
  • 'How Well Did You Sequence that Genome?' NIST, Consortium Partners Have Answer

  • 02/12/2014
  • NIST Scientists to Present Research at Forensic Science Conference

  • NIST webcast on New Forensic Scientific Area Committees Set for Feb. 18, 2014

  • 02/11/2014
  • NIST to Hold Cryptographic Key Management Workshop March 4-5

  • 02/07/2014
  • NIST Presents an Infrastructure Plan to Strengthen Forensic Science Committees

  • 01/14/2014
  • Illegal Laser Strikes on Aircraft

  • 01/10/2014
  • U.S. Departments of Justice and Commerce Name Experts to First-Ever National Commission on Forensic Science

  • 01/07/2014
  • NIST Analysis Helps the U.S. Chemical Safety Board Pinpoint Root Cause of Pressure Vessel Failure

  • 12/17/2013
  • 31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013

  • A Frequency Conversion Interface to the Telecommunications Band Using Nanophotonics

  • New NIST Tests Explore Safety of Nanotubes in Modern Plastics Over Time

  • 12/12/2013
  • PML Study Supports Validity of Toolmark Identification in Forensics

  • 12/03/2013
  • NIST Readies Tests for DARPA Robotics Challenge in December

  • 11/20/2013
  • NIST Investigation of Joplin, Mo., Tornado Details Proposed Measures for Saving Lives and Property

  • 11/14/2013
  • High-Tech Measurements for High-Frequency Antennas

  • 11/05/2013
  • NIST Scientists Contribute to Nobel Peace Prize Winning Efforts on Chemical Weapons Detection

  • 10/24/2013
  • New Spectrometry Standard for Handheld Chemical Detectors Aids First Responders

  • 09/30/2013
  • NIST Unveils Prototype Video Imaging System for Remote Detection of Hidden Threats

  • 09/27/2013
  • NIST Invites Comments on Structure of Forensic Science Guidance Groups

  • 09/18/2013
  • Expanded CSI Guide Now Available

  • 09/17/2013
  • Dirty Job Made Easier: Microfluidic Technique Recovers DNA for IDs

  • NIST Nose a Hit When They Smell It: A New Generation of Odor-Releasing Materials for Training Dogs

  • 08/20/2013
  • Collaboration with Industry Leads to Improved Forensics Work and Industry Growth

  • New Explanation for Key Step in Anthrax Infection Proposed by NIST and USAMRIID

  • 08/06/2013
  • NIST Forensic Science Experts Give Updates in Hot Topic Areas

  • 07/23/2013
  • NIST Releases Updates to Digital Signature Standard

  • 07/10/2013
  • NIST Offers Guidance on Building 21st-Century Forensic Labs

  • 06/21/2013
  • Protecting the Nation's Critical Infrastructure

  • 06/13/2013
  • On Demand Video from the Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference

  • 06/05/2013
  • CT Standards Save Time and Money

  • 05/30/2013
  • New NIST Facility Puts Bomb and Urban Search and Rescue Robots to the Test

  • 05/29/2013
  • Register Now for the Two-Day Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference Webcast

  • 05/28/2013
  • Workshop Identifies Research Priorities to Mitigate Fires in the Wildland-Urban Interface

  • 05/14/2013
  • Innovation in Spectroscopy Could Improve Greenhouse Gas Detection

  • 05/08/2013
  • New Temporal Filtering Technique Improves Solid-State Single Photon Sources

  • 05/01/2013
  • NIST Demonstrates Transfer of Ultraprecise Time Signals over a Wireless Optical Channel

  • 04/30/2013
  • New Guide Details Steps from A-to-Z for Preserving Biological Evidence

  • 04/29/2013
  • DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation Webcast Now Posted Online

  • 04/17/2013
  • NIST Tests in New York City Suggest How to Improve Emergency Radio Communications

  • 04/09/2013
  • NFI Publishes White Paper on Trends, Challenges and Strategy in Forensic Science

  • 03/20/2013
  • NIST Guides Seek Interoperability for Automated Fingerprint ID Systems

  • 03/05/2013
  • New Player in Electron Field Emitter Technology Makes for Better Imaging and Communications

  • NIST Offers Forensic Science Education and Training Webcasts

  • 02/20/2013
  • NIST, DOJ Form Commission to Develop Guidelines for Forensic Labs

  • 02/15/2013
  • Department of Justice and National Institute of Standards and Technology Announce Launch of National Commission on Forensic Science

  • 02/14/2013
  • Save the Date for the Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis

  • 02/11/2013
  • Save the Date for the free Emerging Trends in Synthetic Drugs Workshop

  • 01/08/2013
  • 'Standard Quantum Limit' Smashed, Could Mean Better Fiber-Optic Comms

  • 01/07/2013
  • Forensics@NIST 2012 Webcast Now Available

  • Save the Date for DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation

  • 12/19/2012
  • Photons Emitted by Quantum Dots Can be Made Indistinguishable Through Quantum Frequency Conversion

  • 12/12/2012
  • New Platform Developed to Measure and Exploit Optomechanical Interactions

  • NIST and Dutch Agency Team to Improve Forensic Science

  • 10/23/2012
  • Workshop on Understanding Nations' Resilience to CBRNE Incidents - 2013

  • 10/12/2012
  • Video of Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Now Available

  • 10/02/2012
  • NIST Selects Winner of Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Competition

  • November Symposium Focuses on Forensics at NIST

  • 09/19/2012
  • Register For Forensics@NIST

  • 09/05/2012
  • CNST Researchers Demonstrate Low-Noise, Chip-Based Optical Wavelength Converter

  • 08/08/2012
  • NIST Shows New Device Could Improve Fiber-Optic Quantum Data Transmission

  • Shelling Out Evidence: NIST Ballistic Standard Helps Tie Guns to Criminals

  • 07/25/2012
  • NIST Official Testifies on Threat Detection Science for National Security

  • 07/23/2012
  • New SRM for Bullet Casings

  • 07/09/2012
  • Measurement Science and Standards in Forensics Firearms Analysis Conference

  • 06/04/2012
  • Forensics@NIST 2012

  • 05/29/2012
  • New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings

  • 05/17/2012
  • Improving Safety Measures and Measures of Safety for World Metrology Day 2012

  • 05/02/2012
  • Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference

  • 04/17/2012
  • Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability

  • NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard

  • 03/06/2012
  • Guidance on Wireless Local Area Network Security is Close at Hand

  • NIST to Expand Work on Emergency Communications to Support FirstNet

  • 02/21/2012
  • Experts Recommend Measures to Reduce Human Error in Fingerprint Analysis

  • 02/09/2012
  • NIST OLES Enhancing Collaboration Between NIST and Law Enforcement

  • 02/07/2012
  • NIST Report on Texas Fire Urges Firefighters to Consider Wind Effects

  • 01/31/2012
  • New Report Outlines Key Features of Next-Generation Public Safety Communications

  • 11/22/2011
  • NIST and Partners Seek Input on Safer Ambulance Designs

  • 10/13/2011
  • NIST Seeks Help in Understanding Public Response to Joplin Tornado

  • 09/27/2011
  • In Unique Fire Tests, Outdoor Decks Will Be Under Firebrand Attack

  • 09/13/2011
  • Double Jeopardy: Building Codes May Underestimate Risks Due to Multiple Hazards

  • NIST Seeks Comments to Help Build Public Safety Communications Network

  • 08/22/2011
  • Better 'Photon Loops' May Be Key to Computer and Physics Advances

  • 08/16/2011
  • New Website Offers Easy Access to NIST Disaster and Failure Study Data

  • NIST Tests Help Ensure Reliable Wireless Alarm Beacons for First Responders

  • 08/10/2011
  • Access to Information from Silverstein Properties

  • April 2005 Public Briefing on NIST's World Trade Center Investigation

  • Arden Bement Statement on WTC Investigation

  • Draft SOW for Structural Analysis of WTC 7

  • NIST to Officially Launch World Trade Center Investigation

  • Progressive-Disportionate Collapse Provisions

  • Recovered World Trade Center Steel

  • Revisions to WTC Investigation Plan

  • Status of Data Collection Efforts

  • UL Fire Tests

  • 07/06/2011
  • NIST and Researcher Butler Recognized for Forensic Science Citations

  • 06/13/2011
  • NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House Report, Event

  • 06/06/2011
  • NIST researchers collected data following Joplin, Missouri, tornado

  • 04/26/2011
  • NIST Offering Free Access to Standards for First Responders

  • NIST Seeks Improved Recovery of Samples from Biohazard Events

  • Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades

  • 04/19/2011
  • Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards and Guidelines for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades

  • 03/30/2011
  • New Study Maps Out Steps to Strengthen U.S. Resilience to Earthquakes

  • NIST, ASTM Land a One-Two Punch to Fight Explosives Terrorism

  • 11/24/2010
  • New Guidance for First Responders Collecting Suspected Biothreat Agents

  • 10/25/2010
  • Department of Homeland Security Announces Final Standards for Private Sector Emergency Preparedness

  • 10/13/2010
  • NIST Identifies Five "Foundational" Smart Grid Standards

  • NIST, NTIA Seek Collaborators for Emergency Communications Demo Network

  • 09/14/2010
  • New Wave: Spin Soliton Could Be a Hit in Cell Phone Communication

  • 07/21/2010
  • Body of Evidence: New Fast, Reliable Method to Detect Gravesoil
  • Created September 18, 2013, Updated May 13, 2014