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CIRMS 2011 20th Anniversary
Start Date: 10/17/2011

 The 20th Annual Meeting of the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards will focus on public perception of ionizing radiation. … more

Affordable Semi-Manufacturing: Implications for Microelectronics and Finding a New Patch into the Future
Start Date: 09/23/2011

Image provided by the speaker.   Manufacturability and reliability of next generation devices is sure to be a challenge in a world of post-CMOS … more

Send for the Doctor--Surgery and Medical Care During the Civil War
Start Date: 09/09/2011

The lecture and slide show will focus on Dr. Edward Stonestreet's life and medical career as they related to the Civil War in which he served the … more

Graphene Materials in the Flatland
Start Date: 07/26/2011

Image 1 credit: Courtesy of U. Montan / Images 2 & 3 provided by speaker   The 2-dimensional material called graphene remained undiscovered … more

The Avogadro Project A 25 Year Quest
Start Date: 05/20/2011

The Avogadro constant is an important input parameter for the international effort to redefine the kilogram on the basis of a fundamental physical … more

NIST's New Science and Engineering Research Tool DLMF
Start Date: 05/13/2011

Mathematics is the universal language of science and engineering but has yet to develop a universally-accepted method of presentation on the World … more

The Polyvalent Gold Nanoparticle Conjugate Material Synthesis, Biodiagnostics, and Intracellular Gene Regulations
Start Date: 04/29/2011

Over the past decade we have developed methods for modifying nanoparticles with oligonucleotides and explored how they can be used as designer … more

Diagnostics for Bone Disease Taking the High Road or the Low Road to Standardization
Start Date: 04/08/2011

Each year the incidence of osteoporosis-related fractures in women is greater than the incidence of heart attacks, strokes, and breast cancer … more

Recombinant Proteins in Milk A Bioreactor That Eats Hay
Start Date: 03/25/2011

The mammary gland has exceptional capacity for secretion.  To harness this ability, a milk specific promoter is used to direct expression of … more

Big Data, New Physics and Geospatial Super-Food
Start Date: 03/11/2011

As large collections of data come together, some very exciting and somewhat unexpected things happen.  As data grow, the quality of predictions … more

Biomarkers & Personalized Medicine Research and Diagnostics
Start Date: 02/25/2011

SomaLogic is working to find biomarkers for human disease (in blood or other matrices) and to quantify thousands of proteins at a time using small … more

Complexity and Chaos in Medieval Cartography
Start Date: 02/11/2011

The source of the peculiar accuracy of certain medieval maps known as Portolan charts has been a mystery that has stumped scholars for hundreds of … more

Quantum Money
Start Date: 01/21/2011

Money, either in the form of bills or information on a computer, should be impossible to copy and also should be verifiable as good money when … more

Is Smell a Quantum Phenomenon?
Start Date: 01/07/2011

Our sense of smell is extraordinarily good at molecular recognition: we can identify tens of thousands of odorants unerringly over a wide … more

Why Climate Science Doesn't Unite Us But Energy Technology Does
Start Date: 12/17/2010

Climate science was supposed to unite peoples across ideological and national boundaries. Instead, America's two political parties are more … more

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