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New NIST Screening Method Identifies 1,200 Candidate Refrigerants to Combat Global Warming
Release Date: 09/18/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new computational method for identifying candidate … more

NIST Provides Octagonal Window of Opportunity for Carbon Capture
Release Date: 02/07/2012

Filtering carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, from factory smokestacks is a necessary, but expensive part of many manufacturing processes. However, … more

Greenhouse Gases: The Measurement Challenge
Release Date: 08/16/2011

The continuing increase in the level of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" in the Earth's atmosphere has been identified as a cause for … more

New Software Tool Helps Evaluate Natural Cooling Options for Buildings
Release Date: 05/24/2011

A new, free software tool from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could prove to be a breath of fresh air for architects … more

The Secret Behind NIST's New Gas Detector? Chirp Before Sniffing
Release Date: 05/10/2011

Trace gas detection, the ability to detect a scant quantity of a particular molecule—a whiff of formaldehyde or a hint of acetone—in a vast sea of … more

End of an Era: NIST to Cease Calibrating Mercury Thermometers
Release Date: 02/02/2011

Beginning March 1, 2011, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will no longer provide calibration services for mercury … more

JILA Unveils Improved 'Molecular Fingerprinting' for Trace Gas Detection
Release Date: 10/13/2010

Scientists at JILA and collaborators have demonstrated an improved laser-based "molecular fingerprinting" technique that picks out traces of key … more

NIST Researcher Wins Presidential Award for Green Innovation
Release Date: 10/13/2010

NIST researcher Barbara Lippiatt (left) received the 2010 GreenGov Presidential Award for her work on a software tool that measures the … 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

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

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