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NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2013
October 3-6, 2012

Interdisciplinary. Highly Interactive. Transformative. The SACNAS National Conference motivates, inspires and engages participants to achieve … more

Innovations in Measurement Science: FY13 Projects
October 19, 2012

The NIST Innovations in Measurement Science (IMS) Program - formerly called Competence - provides funds to explore high-risk, leading-edge … more

Powering the Planet with Solar Fuel
October 26, 2012

The sun is a boundless source of clean energy, but it goes down every night. Researchers are trying to design solar-driven molecular machines that … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2012 Quadrennial Physics Congress
November 8, 2012

Once every four years Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, hosts a unique meeting that brings together undergraduate and graduate physics … more

NIST Exhibits at the FABTECH EXPO 2012
November 12-14, 2012

North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, … more

Tiny Conspiracies: cell-to-cell communication in bacteria
November 16, 2012

Bacteria, primitive single-celled organisms, communicate with chemical languages that allow them to synchronize their behavior and thereby act as … more

The Asia-Pacific Economy
November 30, 2012

Honorable Kim Beazley This hour with Ambassador Beazley, a highly regarded orator and expert on diverse topics rang more

Dramatic Changes in Polar Ice: Are We Waking Sleeping Giants?
December 11, 2012

From disappearing Arctic sea ice to the rapid acceleration of Greenland and Antarctica’s outlet glaciers, the Earth’s ice cover is changing in … more


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