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News and Updates

The Genome Editing Consortium

Genome editing is the manipulation of the genetic material of a living organism by deleting, replacing, or inserting a DNA sequence, typically with the aim of

Events

Industry Impacts

Massive Forces for Heavy Industry

Measuring large forces, such as the thrust of a rocket engine or the deflection of an aircraft wing, requires well-calibrated force sensors. NIST’s unique

Projects and Programs

Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The natural

Solid-state lighting metrology

With the rise of new, energy-efficient solid-state lighting (SSL) systems has come the need for new performance metrics and measurement methods to address their

Publications

Software

LFPF Software

The Logistic Function Profile Fitting program, LFPF, is based on a Fortran program written for DOS and originally issued under the name LOGIT. This program was

NOVIS - NIST Ontological Visualization

NOVIS provides an interactive visual interface to the terminology used in a variety of standards related to sustainable manufacturing. The area of sustainable

Tools and Instruments

Spectrally tunable lighting facility

Solid-state lighting (SSL) is increasingly being introduced into the market and it is expected that many of the light sources currently used for general

Awards

2019 PECASE - Kathryn Keenan

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to...