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Small Business Have a Role in Community Resilience
Release Date: 11/24/2015

Guest blog post by Stephen A. Cauffman , Manager, NIST Community Resilience Program Keep the doors open, equipment running and orders coming in. … more

Hazards Shouldn’t Lead to Disasters: NIST Releases New Community Resilience Planning Guide
Release Date: 10/29/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today issued the Community Resilience … more

Keynote Speakers Announced for the International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management
Release Date: 06/09/2015

  #NISTForensics We are pleased to introduce our two keynote speakers for the first-ever International Symposium on Forensic Science Error … more

Getting a Critical Edge on Plutonium Identification
Release Date: 03/23/2015

Two of the TES-based devices sitting on one key of a computer keyboard. The brown rectangle at the top is the mount upon which the … more

New Neutron Detector Design
Release Date: 03/09/2015

A team of researchers has successfully demonstrated a new design concept for a neutron detector that does not rely – as nearly all current models … more

Vendors Sought to Develop Model System to Monitor Security of Energy Industry Networked Control Systems
Release Date: 02/10/2015

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators on an effort to help energy companies improve the security of the … more

NIST-Funded Researcher Wins Honor for Food Safety Test
Release Date: 12/04/2014

News article courtesy the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department … more

NIST Seeks Info on User Experiences with Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 08/22/2014

Six months ago , the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released version 1.0 of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical … more

New Report Addresses International Disaster Resilience for U.S. and Partner Countries
Release Date: 06/17/2014

While national security efforts seek to prevent terrorist attacks, the United States and partner countries should also prepare to work together to … more

FDNY Says ‘Thanks’ to NIST Engineers
Release Date: 05/13/2014

Most New Yorkers may not realize it, but their first responders are better equipped for search and hazmat operations thanks, in part, to standard … more

Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons
Release Date: 05/06/2014

Nerve agents are among the world's most feared chemical weapons, but scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

NIST Scientists Demonstrate Career Options for Earth Science Students
Release Date: 04/24/2014

NIST rocks!    Dickinson College earth science students visited the NIST Test Stonewall , which NIST scientists use to study the effects … more

NIST Tornado Reports Urge New Standards for Saving Lives, Property
Release Date: 12/03/2013

Nationally accepted standards for building design and construction, public shelters and emergency communications can significantly reduce deaths … more

NIST Scientists Contribute to Nobel Peace Prize Winning Efforts on Chemical Weapons Detection
Release Date: 11/05/2013

Innovative chemical weapons detection technologies developed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

New Spectrometry Standard for Handheld Chemical Detectors Aids First Responders
Release Date: 10/24/2013

When it comes to detectors for dangerous chemicals, toxins or nefarious germs, smaller and faster is better. But size and speed must still allow … more

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