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

Digital evidence, one of the fastest growing areas of forensic science, will now have its own subcommittee in the National Institute of Standards … more

Save the Date: NIST to Host International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management, July 20-24, 2015
Release Date: 09/03/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is planning to host the International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management: … more

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

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today named nearly 70 new members to the Organization of Scientific Area Committees … more

Latest NIST Mass Spectral Library: Expanded Coverage, Features
Release Date: 07/29/2014

The world’s most widely used and trusted resource for identifying mass spectra, the “fingerprints” of molecules, has undergone a major expansion, … more

Enhanced NIST Instrument Enables High-speed Chemical Imaging of Tissues
Release Date: 07/22/2014

A research team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working with the Cleveland Clinic, has demonstrated a dramatically … more

New NIST Web Tool Makes Working with Glycan Sugars a Lot Sweeter
Release Date: 07/11/2014

When researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) need a special tool to do their work more effectively, they often … more

New Math Technique Improves Atomic Property Predictions to Historic Accuracy
Release Date: 06/25/2014

[This article was revised on July 23, 2014, to clarify the relationship between the work reported here and the related problem of calculating … more

NIST Analytic Technique Offers Arson Investigators Faster, More Accurate Results
Release Date: 06/17/2014

A research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a new method for detecting ignitable liquids that … more

NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience
Release Date: 06/13/2014

Officials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced plans to establish two new research Centers of Excellence to … more

Snowballs to Soot: The Clumping Density of Many Things Seems to Be a Standard
Release Date: 06/10/2014

Particles of soot floating through the air and comets hurtling through space have at least one thing in common: 0.36. That, reports a research … more

Thermal Conductivity of MoS2
Release Date: 05/21/2014

Angela Hight Walker of PML’s Semiconductor and Dimensional Metrology Division and colleagues have succeeded in measuring a previously unknown but … more

From Separation to Transformation: Metal-Organic Framework Shows New Talent
Release Date: 05/20/2014

This gift from science just keeps on giving. Measurements taken at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) show why a material … more

Capillary Device Significantly Improves Manufacture of Quality Liposomes
Release Date: 05/20/2014

When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics. However, … more

Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons
Release Date: 05/06/2014

Nerve agents are among the world's most feared chemical weapons, but scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

NIST Helps Cancer Treatment Drugs Get Past Their Sticking Point
Release Date: 04/22/2014

Potentially valuable drugs slowed down by sticky molecules may get another shot at success. Joint research by the National Institute of Standards … more

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