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NIST Nose a Hit When They Smell It: A New Generation of Odor-Releasing Materials for Training Dogs
Release Date: 09/17/2013

Traditionally, the training of bomb-sniffing dogs has been a hazardous job, but newly developed odor-releasing materials could take the risk out … more

New Reference Material to Help Get the Lead Out of Paints for Children's Products
Release Date: 10/16/2012

To help manufacturers adhere to new regulations intended to reduce the risk of lead poisoning in children, researchers at the National Institute … more

New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new standard reference material (SRM) to aid in the detection of two … more

NIST Releases Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil Reference Material
Release Date: 03/06/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new certified reference material to support the federal government’s … more

NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/20/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. … more

Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? New NIST Reference Materials for Popular Diet Supplement
Release Date: 05/24/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a suite of green tea reference materials to help manufacturers evaluate the … more

NIST, ASTM Land a One-Two Punch to Fight Explosives Terrorism
Release Date: 03/30/2011

Trace-explosives detectors (TEDs) are an increasingly common sight at airports and on loading docks, and emergency response personnel carry them … more

New NIST Dietary Supplement Reference Materials Could Be 'Berry' Useful
Release Date: 11/09/2010

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have developed new certified reference materials for measuring amounts of … more

NDE Methods for Evaluating Ancient Coins Could be Worth Their Weight in Gold
Release Date: 05/25/2010

Demonstrating that chemistry sometimes can inform history, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Colorado … more

NIST Quantifies Low Levels of 'Heart Attack Risk' Protein
Release Date: 11/03/2009

Searching for a needle in a haystack may seem futile, but it's worth it if the needle is a hard-to-detect protein that may identify a person at … more

With Three New Reference Materials, NIST Gets the Dirt on Soil
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued three new certified reference materials for soil. Intended for use as … more

Newly Improved NIST Reference Material Targets Infant Formula Analysis
Release Date: 08/25/2009

Chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have issued a new certified reference material--a standardized sample backed … more

NIST, Army Researchers Pave the Way for Anthrax Spore Standards
Release Date: 04/15/2008

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Army Dugway (Utah) Proving Ground have developed reliable … more

New Reference Materials Support Industrial Zeolites
Release Date: 09/14/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued three new reference materials to support researchers studying the properties … more

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