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10/29/2014
  • 402 Members Named to Forensic Science Standards Organization

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    10/27/2014
  • Building Better Body Armor: PML Provides Standards for US Army

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    10/22/2014
  • Evidence Says: December Symposium Showcases Forensics at NIST

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    10/07/2014
  • NIST Laser Comb System Maps 3D Surfaces Remotely for Manufacturing, Forensics

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    09/08/2014
  • New Forensic Subcommittee on Digital Evidence Added to Organization of Scientific Area Committees

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    09/03/2014
  • Forensic Science Standards Effort Takes Shape as NIST Appoints Scientific Area Committees Members

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  • Save the Date: NIST to Host International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management, July 20-24, 2015

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    08/19/2014
  • NIST to Establish Research Center of Excellence for Forensic Science

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    08/13/2014
  • Forensics@NIST 2014 to Take Place Dec. 3-4

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    08/11/2014
  • It's a Match: NIST and Prince George's County Crime Lab Team Up on Ballistics Research

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    07/21/2014
  • Airport Backscatter Scanner Reexamined

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    07/16/2014
  • NIST Webinar to Cover Validation of Forensic DNA Testing Technologies

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    07/15/2014
  • NIST Names Members of Forensic Science Resource Committees

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    07/14/2014
  • Digital Crime-Fighters Face Technical Challenges with Cloud Computing

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    07/09/2014
  • NIST Announces Competition for Community Resilience Center of Excellence

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    07/01/2014
  • Supreme Court Cites NIST Mobile Forensics Guide in Ruling on Cell Phone Searches

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    06/26/2014
  • NIST Names Members to First Forensic Science Standards Board

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    06/17/2014
  • NIST Analytic Technique Offers Arson Investigators Faster, More Accurate Results

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    06/13/2014
  • New Report Addresses International Disaster Resilience for U.S. and Partner Countries

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  • NIST to Establish New Centers of Excellence for Work in Forensics, Disaster Resilience

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    06/11/2014
  • The Internet's Next Big Idea: Connecting People, Information, and Things

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    05/30/2014
  • Better Materials for Safer Sports: Time to Use Our Heads

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    05/15/2014
  • NIST Digital Forensic Resource Honored with a National Innovation Award

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    05/14/2014
  • Forensic Committee Application Closes for 2014; Candidates May Apply for 2015

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    05/13/2014
  • FDNY Says ‘Thanks’ to NIST Engineers

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    05/07/2014
  • NIST Invites Forensic DNA Analysts to Webinar on Mixture Interpretation

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    05/06/2014
  • Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons

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    05/05/2014
  • Register Now for NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and Webcast

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    04/30/2014
  • NIST Revises Guide to Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) in Networks

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    04/24/2014
  • NIST Scientists Demonstrate Career Options for Earth Science Students

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    04/22/2014
  • NIST Seeks Applicants to Join Forensic Science Committees

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    04/11/2014
  • Calling Forensic Scientists: Apply Now to Join the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees

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    04/09/2014
  • Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal

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    04/08/2014
  • Save the Date for Mobile Forensics Workshop 2014

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    03/26/2014
  • New Roadmap Outlines Research Path to Reduce Storm Impacts

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  • NIST Issues Final Joplin Tornado Report, Begins Effort to Improve Standards and Codes

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    03/20/2014
  • Cell Phones and Cable Signals: Interference Can Happen

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    03/18/2014
  • Application Form for NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees Coming Soon

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    03/05/2014
  • NIST Forensic Science Efforts Take Center Stage in Seattle

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    02/25/2014
  • 'How Well Did You Sequence that Genome?' NIST, Consortium Partners Have Answer

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    02/12/2014
  • NIST Scientists to Present Research at Forensic Science Conference

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  • NIST webcast on New Forensic Scientific Area Committees Set for Feb. 18, 2014

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    02/11/2014
  • NIST to Hold Cryptographic Key Management Workshop March 4-5

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    02/07/2014
  • NIST Presents an Infrastructure Plan to Strengthen Forensic Science Committees

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    01/14/2014
  • Illegal Laser Strikes on Aircraft

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    01/10/2014
  • U.S. Departments of Justice and Commerce Name Experts to First-Ever National Commission on Forensic Science

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    01/07/2014
  • NIST Analysis Helps the U.S. Chemical Safety Board Pinpoint Root Cause of Pressure Vessel Failure

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    12/17/2013
  • 31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013

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  • A Frequency Conversion Interface to the Telecommunications Band Using Nanophotonics

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  • New NIST Tests Explore Safety of Nanotubes in Modern Plastics Over Time

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    12/12/2013
  • PML Study Supports Validity of Toolmark Identification in Forensics

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    12/03/2013
  • NIST Readies Tests for DARPA Robotics Challenge in December

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    11/20/2013
  • NIST Investigation of Joplin, Mo., Tornado Details Proposed Measures for Saving Lives and Property

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    11/14/2013
  • High-Tech Measurements for High-Frequency Antennas

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

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    10/24/2013
  • New Spectrometry Standard for Handheld Chemical Detectors Aids First Responders

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    09/30/2013
  • NIST Unveils Prototype Video Imaging System for Remote Detection of Hidden Threats

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    09/27/2013
  • NIST Invites Comments on Structure of Forensic Science Guidance Groups

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    09/18/2013
  • Expanded CSI Guide Now Available

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    09/17/2013
  • Dirty Job Made Easier: Microfluidic Technique Recovers DNA for IDs

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  • NIST Nose a Hit When They Smell It: A New Generation of Odor-Releasing Materials for Training Dogs

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    08/20/2013
  • Collaboration with Industry Leads to Improved Forensics Work and Industry Growth

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  • New Explanation for Key Step in Anthrax Infection Proposed by NIST and USAMRIID

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    08/06/2013
  • NIST Forensic Science Experts Give Updates in Hot Topic Areas

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    07/23/2013
  • NIST Releases Updates to Digital Signature Standard

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    07/10/2013
  • NIST Offers Guidance on Building 21st-Century Forensic Labs

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    06/21/2013
  • Protecting the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

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    06/13/2013
  • On Demand Video from the Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference

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    06/05/2013
  • CT Standards Save Time and Money

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    05/30/2013
  • New NIST Facility Puts Bomb and Urban Search and Rescue Robots to the Test

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    05/29/2013
  • Register Now for the Two-Day Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference Webcast

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    05/28/2013
  • Workshop Identifies Research Priorities to Mitigate Fires in the Wildland-Urban Interface

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    05/14/2013
  • Innovation in Spectroscopy Could Improve Greenhouse Gas Detection

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    05/08/2013
  • New Temporal Filtering Technique Improves Solid-State Single Photon Sources

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    05/01/2013
  • NIST Demonstrates Transfer of Ultraprecise Time Signals over a Wireless Optical Channel

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    04/30/2013
  • New Guide Details Steps from A-to-Z for Preserving Biological Evidence

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    04/29/2013
  • DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation Webcast Now Posted Online

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    04/17/2013
  • NIST Tests in New York City Suggest How to Improve Emergency Radio Communications

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    04/09/2013
  • NFI Publishes White Paper on Trends, Challenges and Strategy in Forensic Science

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    03/20/2013
  • NIST Guides Seek Interoperability for Automated Fingerprint ID Systems

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    03/05/2013
  • New Player in Electron Field Emitter Technology Makes for Better Imaging and Communications

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  • NIST Offers Forensic Science Education and Training Webcasts

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    02/20/2013
  • NIST, DOJ Form Commission to Develop Guidelines for Forensic Labs

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    02/15/2013
  • Department of Justice and National Institute of Standards and Technology Announce Launch of National Commission on Forensic Science

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    02/14/2013
  • Save the Date for the Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis

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    02/11/2013
  • Save the Date for the free Emerging Trends in Synthetic Drugs Workshop

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    01/08/2013
  • 'Standard Quantum Limit' Smashed, Could Mean Better Fiber-Optic Comms

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    01/07/2013
  • Forensics@NIST 2012 Webcast Now Available

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  • Save the Date for DNA Analyst Training on Mixture Interpretation

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    12/19/2012
  • Photons Emitted by Quantum Dots Can be Made Indistinguishable Through Quantum Frequency Conversion

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    12/12/2012
  • New Platform Developed to Measure and Exploit Optomechanical Interactions

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  • NIST and Dutch Agency Team to Improve Forensic Science

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    10/23/2012
  • Workshop on Understanding Nations' Resilience to CBRNE Incidents - 2013

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    10/12/2012
  • Video of Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Now Available

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    10/02/2012
  • NIST Selects Winner of Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-3) Competition

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  • November Symposium Focuses on Forensics at NIST

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    09/19/2012
  • Register For Forensics@NIST

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    09/05/2012
  • CNST Researchers Demonstrate Low-Noise, Chip-Based Optical Wavelength Converter

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    08/08/2012
  • NIST Shows New Device Could Improve Fiber-Optic Quantum Data Transmission

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  • Shelling Out Evidence: NIST Ballistic Standard Helps Tie Guns to Criminals

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    07/25/2012
  • NIST Official Testifies on Threat Detection Science for National Security

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    07/23/2012
  • New SRM for Bullet Casings

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    07/09/2012
  • Measurement Science and Standards in Forensics Firearms Analysis Conference

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    06/04/2012
  • Forensics@NIST 2012

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    05/29/2012
  • New NIST SRM Supports the Fight Against Terrorist Bombings

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    05/17/2012
  • Improving Safety Measures and Measures of Safety for World Metrology Day 2012

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    05/02/2012
  • Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis Conference

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    04/17/2012
  • Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability

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  • NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard

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    03/06/2012
  • Guidance on Wireless Local Area Network Security is Close at Hand

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  • NIST to Expand Work on Emergency Communications to Support FirstNet

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    02/21/2012
  • Experts Recommend Measures to Reduce Human Error in Fingerprint Analysis

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    02/09/2012
  • NIST OLES Enhancing Collaboration Between NIST and Law Enforcement

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    02/07/2012
  • NIST Report on Texas Fire Urges Firefighters to Consider Wind Effects

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    01/31/2012
  • New Report Outlines Key Features of Next-Generation Public Safety Communications

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    11/22/2011
  • NIST and Partners Seek Input on Safer Ambulance Designs

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    10/13/2011
  • NIST Seeks Help in Understanding Public Response to Joplin Tornado

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    09/27/2011
  • In Unique Fire Tests, Outdoor Decks Will Be Under Firebrand Attack

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    09/13/2011
  • Double Jeopardy: Building Codes May Underestimate Risks Due to Multiple Hazards

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  • NIST Seeks Comments to Help Build Public Safety Communications Network

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    08/22/2011
  • Better 'Photon Loops' May Be Key to Computer and Physics Advances

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    08/16/2011
  • New Website Offers Easy Access to NIST Disaster and Failure Study Data

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  • NIST Tests Help Ensure Reliable Wireless Alarm Beacons for First Responders

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    08/10/2011
  • Access to Information from Silverstein Properties

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  • April 2005 Public Briefing on NIST's World Trade Center Investigation

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  • Arden Bement Statement on WTC Investigation

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  • Draft SOW for Structural Analysis of WTC 7

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  • NIST to Officially Launch World Trade Center Investigation

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  • Progressive-Disportionate Collapse Provisions

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  • Recovered World Trade Center Steel

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  • Revisions to WTC Investigation Plan

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  • Status of Data Collection Efforts

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  • UL Fire Tests

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    07/06/2011
  • NIST and Researcher Butler Recognized for Forensic Science Citations

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    06/13/2011
  • NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House Report, Event

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    06/06/2011
  • NIST researchers collected data following Joplin, Missouri, tornado

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    04/26/2011
  • NIST Offering Free Access to Standards for First Responders

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  • NIST Seeks Improved Recovery of Samples from Biohazard Events

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  • Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades

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    04/19/2011
  • Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards and Guidelines for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades

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    03/30/2011
  • New Study Maps Out Steps to Strengthen U.S. Resilience to Earthquakes

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  • NIST, ASTM Land a One-Two Punch to Fight Explosives Terrorism

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    11/24/2010
  • New Guidance for First Responders Collecting Suspected Biothreat Agents

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    10/25/2010
  • Department of Homeland Security Announces Final Standards for Private Sector Emergency Preparedness

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    10/13/2010
  • NIST Identifies Five "Foundational" Smart Grid Standards

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  • NIST, NTIA Seek Collaborators for Emergency Communications Demo Network

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    09/14/2010
  • New Wave: Spin Soliton Could Be a Hit in Cell Phone Communication

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    07/21/2010
  • Body of Evidence: New Fast, Reliable Method to Detect Gravesoil

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    06/09/2010
  • NIST WTC Recommendations Are Basis for New Set of Revised Codes

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    04/27/2010
  • Lollipops and Ice Fishing: Molecular Rulers Used to Probe Nanopores

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    04/13/2010
  • NIST Detector Counts Photons With 99 Percent Efficiency

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    03/02/2010
  • Call Forwarding: New NIST Procedure Could Speed Cell Phone Testing

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    01/26/2010
  • Engineered Metamaterials Enable Remarkably Small Antennas

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    12/15/2009
  • Demonstration Network Planned for Public Safety 700 MHz Broadband

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    12/01/2009
  • NIST Develops Experimental Validation Tool for Cell Phone Forensics

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    10/27/2009
  • Showcase - Bio-imaging Technologies (9/2009)

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  • Showcase - Focus on Microfluidics

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  • Showcase - NIST Presents Its Nano Technologies

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    10/06/2009
  • New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks

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    09/22/2009
  • New Beryllium Reference Material for Occupational Safety Monitoring

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    09/08/2009
  • New NIST Trace Explosives Standard Slated for Homeland Security Duty

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  • Prototype NIST Method Detects and Measures Elusive Hazards

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    08/25/2009
  • Penetrating Insights: NIST Airframe Tests Help Ensure Better Shielding for Flight Instruments

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    07/15/2009
  • NYPD Report on Protecting Buildings Adopts NIST WTC Recommendations

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    06/16/2009
  • NIST Researchers 'All Aglow' Over New Test of Toxin Strength

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    05/20/2009
  • First Labs Approved for Testing Communications Interoperability

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  • NIST Helping Improve Speed Measurements for Cars, Bullets

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    03/24/2009
  • New Program Evaluates Labs for Emergency Communications Tests

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  • NIST Stairwell Evacuation Study Finds 'What We Know We Don't Know'

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    03/10/2009
  • Comments Sought on NIST Guidelines for Structural Fire Resistance

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    02/24/2009
  • Updated Recommendations for Protecting Wireless, Remote Access Data
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