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Microplastic and Nanoplastic Metrology

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The mission of the Micro and Nanoplastic (MNP) Metrology Project is to assist regulators in assessing the human health and environmental risks associated with

NISTCHO

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An open-access, living reference material for biomanufacturing innovation and collaboration

Publications

Reference materials for phase equilibrium studies. 2. Solid–liquid equilibria (IUPAC Technical Report)

Author(s)
Ala Bazyleva, William E. Acree, Vladimir Diky, Glenn T. Hefter, Johan Jacquemin, M. Clara F. Magalhães, Joe W. Magee, Kirk Nordstrom, John O'Connell, James D. Olson, Ilya Polishuk, Kurt A. G. Schmidt, John M. Shaw, J. P. Martin Trusler, Ronald D. Weir
This article is the second of three projected IUPAC Technical Reports on reference materials for phase equilibrium studies. The goal of this project was to

Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 7 Final Report

Author(s)
Chuck Barber, Carolyn Burdette, Hugh Hayes, Monique Johnson, Shaun Kotoski, Jacolin Murray, Melissa M. Phillips, Kate Rimmer, Andrea Yarberry, Laura J. Wood
The Health Assessment Measurements Quality Assurance Program (HAMQAP) was launched in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of

Semi-automated assembly of high-quality diploid human reference genomes

Author(s)
Erich Jarvis, Giulio Formenti, Jennifer McDaniel, Nathanael David Olson, Justin Wagner, Justin Zook, Kerstin Howe, Karen Miga
The current human reference genome, GRCh38, represents over 20 years of effort to generate a high-quality assembly, which has benefitted society. However, it

Tools and Instruments

Reference transmittance densiometer

The Reference Transmission Densitometer (RTD) is the national reference instrument for standard diffuse visual transmittance density measurements for x-ray and