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Research Measures Movement of Nanomaterials in Simple Model Food Chain
Release Date: 06/10/2008

New research* shows that while engineered nanomaterials can be transferred up the lowest levels of the food chain from single-cell organisms to … more

Turtle Studies Suggest Health Risks from Environmental Contaminants
Release Date: 02/19/2008

The same chemicals that keep food from sticking to our frying pans and stains from setting in our carpets are damaging the livers and impairing … more

International Biofuels Effort Seeks Fewer Barriers, More Trade
Release Date: 02/05/2008

On Feb. 1, 2008, the governments of the United States, Brazil and the European Union (EU)—the world’s major producers of biofuels—released an … more

Showcase - Focus on Microfluidics
Release Date: 10/12/2007

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT NIST Presents Its Microfluidics Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, October 9, … more

Model Homes Offer National IAQ Impact Results
Release Date: 09/28/2006

Airborne contaminants in homes can range from allergic agents such as mold to potentially lethal threats such as carbon monoxide. Engineers at the … more

NIST Workshop to Help Industry Meet New EU Regulations
Release Date: 08/10/2005

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop this coming October to assist U.S. manufacturers and their supply … more

NIST June Workshop Focuses on BFRs in Environment
Release Date: 06/02/2005

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Seventh Annual Workshop on Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) in the … more

NIST Research Reveals Tiny Iron Supplement Has ‘Chilling’ Effect That Bodes Well for Magnetic Refrigeration
Release Date: 06/23/2004

A pinch of iron dramatically boosts the cooling performance of a material considered key to the development of magnetic refrigerators, report … more

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