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New NIST Method Accelerates Stability Testing of Soy-Based Biofuel
Release Date: 01/13/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a method to accelerate stability testing of biodiesel fuel made from … more

NIST/CSM Sensor Could Help Avert Pipeline Failures
Release Date: 10/01/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Colorado School of Mines (CSM) have developed a prototype sensor that … more

NIST Research Leads to Revisions in California Building Code
Release Date: 09/16/2008

This Virtual Cybernetic Building Test Bed is used to test the automated fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) technology. The commercial building … more

Improved Reaction Data Heat Up the Biofuels Harvest
Release Date: 08/06/2008

High food prices, concern over dwindling supplies of fossil fuels and the desire for clean, renewable energy have led many to seek ways to make … more

Slippery Customer: A Greener Antiwear Additive for Engine Oils
Release Date: 07/22/2008

Titanium, a protean element with applications from pigments to aerospace alloys, could get a new role as an environmentally friendly additive for … more

Cool! Nanoparticle Research Points to Energy Savings
Release Date: 07/22/2008

Adding just the right dash of nanoparticles to standard mixes of lubricants and refrigerants could yield the equivalent of an energy-saving chill … more

Standards Set for Energy-Conserving LED Lighting
Release Date: 06/24/2008

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with national standards organizations, have taken the lead … more

Oxygen Ions for Fuel Cells Get Loose at Low(er) Temperatures
Release Date: 06/24/2008

Seeking to understand a new fuel cell material, a research team working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in … more

NIST Chemists Get Scoop on Crude 'Oil' from Pig Manure
Release Date: 06/10/2008

After a close examination of crude oil made from pig manure, chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are certain … more

Improved Ion Mobility Is Key to New Hydrogen Storage Compound
Release Date: 05/13/2008

A materials scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has deciphered the structure of a new class of materials that … more

More Solid than Solid: A Potential Hydrogen-Storage Compound
Release Date: 04/01/2008

One of the key engineering challenges to building a clean, efficient, hydrogen-powered car is how to design the fuel tank. Storing enough raw … more

NIST Building Facility for Hydrogen Pipeline Testing
Release Date: 01/23/2008

Efforts to create a “hydrogen economy” to reduce U.S. oil imports will get a boost from a new laboratory at the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Helps Heat Pumps ‘Go With the Flow’ to Boost Output
Release Date: 01/23/2008

Air-source heat pumps typically deliver 1 1/2 to three times more heating energy to a home than the electric energy they consume. This is possible … more

NIST Announces First Observation of 'Persistent Flow' in a Gas
Release Date: 11/27/2007

Using laser light to stir an ultracold gas of atoms, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Joint … more

NIST Posts Online Database of Cryogenic Materials Properties
Release Date: 11/08/2007

In response to numerous inquiries from academia, industry, and other government labs, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

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