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Gold Nanostars Outshine the Competition
Release Date: 10/14/2008

Novel nanoparticles being tested at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have researchers seeing stars. In a recent paper,* … more

NIST and Partners Identify Tiny Gold Clusters as Top-Notch Catalysts
Release Date: 09/16/2008

For most of us, gold is only valuable if we possess it in large-sized pieces. However, the "bigger is better" rule isn't the case for those … more

NIST Studies How New Helium Ion Microscope Measures Up
Release Date: 09/03/2008

Just as test pilots push planes to explore their limits, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are probing the … more

NIST Trumps the Clumps: Making Biologic Drugs Safer
Release Date: 07/22/2008

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a technique to measure the formation of clumps of proteins … 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

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

‘Nanoglassblowing’ Seen as Boon to Study of Individual Molecules
Release Date: 06/10/2008

While the results may not rival the artistry of glassblowers in Europe and Latin America, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and … more

Spin Control: New Technique Sorts Nanotubes by Length
Release Date: 05/13/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have reported* a new technique to sort batches of carbon nanotubes by … more

Public Invited to See Nanosoccer Robots in Action in Pittsburgh
Release Date: 05/13/2008

Nanosoccer returns to the field later this month, when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosts for the second time the … more

Making a Good Impression: Nanoimprint Lithography Tests at NIST
Release Date: 04/29/2008

In what should be good news for integrated circuit manufacturers, recent studies by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

‘Nanodrop’ Test Tubes Created with a Flip of a Switch
Release Date: 04/15/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new device that creates nanodroplet “test tubes” for … more

Carbon Nanotube Measurements: Latest in NIST ‘How-To’ Series
Release Date: 04/15/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has … more

Showcase - NIST Presents Its Nano Technologies
Release Date: 04/10/2008

On Tuesday, April 8, 2008, NIST presented some of its novel technologies developed at the NIST Labs in the nanoelectronics, nanofabrication, and … more

Innovative Nanotechnologies Available for Commercialization Showcased by the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Release Date: 04/08/2008

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – More than 200 entrepreneurs and business executives learned today how they can capitalize on cutting-edge nanotechnologies … more

All Done With Mirrors: NIST Microscope Tracks Nanoparticles in 3-D
Release Date: 03/18/2008

Heart of the orthogonal tracking microscope system developed at NIST is this nanoparticle solution sample well etched in silicon. Careful … more

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