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NIST and Stanford Launch Long-Term Measurement Initiative to Boost the U.S. Bio-Economy
Release Date: 05/20/2016

STANFORD, Calif.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University announced today that … more

Newly Patented NIST Technique Creates Precisely Sized Nanocontainers Useful for Drug Delivery
Release Date: 04/07/2016

What if doctors could deliver anti-cancer drugs directly to tumors without making patients sick? Bringing this dream of targeted drug delivery … more

Amping Antimicrobial Discovery with Automation
Release Date: 03/16/2016

The antimicrobial arsenal that we count on to save millions of lives each year is alarmingly thin—and these microbes are rapidly evolving … more

Vaccine Fridge Field Study ‘Opens Doors’ to New Standards
Release Date: 02/23/2016

Alexandra Rodriguez demonstrating the broken contact style of data logger. Recipients of an annual flu shot may be surprised to learn that there … more

Assessing the Biosimilarity of Protein Drugs: New Study Shows Method’s Precision at Atomic Resolution
Release Date: 02/05/2016

A first-ever interlaboratory study of four versions of a therapeutic protein drug—all manufactured from living cells—reports that an established … more

NIST Issues Notice of Intent to Fund New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Release Date: 12/22/2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today it has issued a Notice of … more

Gates Foundation Rep Visits PML Vaccine Transport Lab
Release Date: 06/26/2015

PML’s Michal Chojnacky (left) giving a tour of her vaccine thermometry lab to the Gates Foundation’s Stephen Hadley. This month, a representative … more

Calibration for Micro-Flows
Release Date: 05/27/2015

Bench setup of the prototype system, with weigh scale at left and micro-flow meters in center. Click on image for captions. Many medical … more

NIST Develops NMR ‘Fingerprinting’ for Monoclonal Antibodies
Release Date: 04/14/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) have … more

MedImmune and NIST Partner to Advance Development of Biological Therapies
Release Date: 02/20/2015

Additional Contact: Tracy Rossin (MedImmune) 301-398-1468 GAITHERSBURG, Md.—MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of … more

Liquids and Glasses Relax, Too. But Not Like You Thought.
Release Date: 01/15/2015

A new insight into the fundamental mechanics of the movement of molecules recently published* by researchers at the National Institute of … more

Spraying Mosquitoes . . . with Gamma Rays
Release Date: 08/16/2013

A paper cup served as an early irradiation enclosure. PML researchers placed dosimeters at various points in the enclosure and also monitored … more

Save the Date for the free Emerging Trends in Synthetic Drugs Workshop
Release Date: 02/11/2013

On April 30 - May 1, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Drug Enforcement Administration will host a free … more

Long-Predicted Fluctuations in Cell Membranes Observed for First Time
Release Date: 08/08/2012

A long-standing mystery in cell biology may be closer to a solution thanks to measurements taken at the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Sensor Improvement Brings Analysis Method into Mainstream
Release Date: 12/20/2011

An advance in sensor design* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Waterloo's … more

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