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Lighten Up! New NIST Research Facility Gives Material Help to Automakers
Release Date: 08/26/2014

Want to make more fuel-efficient cars and trucks? Build them out of lighter materials. Feeling the heat. New NIST instrument in the Center for … more

NIST 'Global City Teams Challenge' to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 08/05/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long … more

Fill ‘er Up: NIST Develops Prototype Meter Test for Hydrogen Refueling Stations
Release Date: 07/21/2014

To support the fair sale of gaseous hydrogen as a vehicle fuel, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Tiny, self-powered sensors that can be embedded in bridge structures and networked wirelessly to continuously monitor the structure's health. … more

NIST Hydrogen Fuel Materials Test Facility Starts Delivering Data
Release Date: 05/15/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published their first archival paper based on data from the … more

February Forums Help Manufacturers Get on Track to Build Next Generation Rail
Release Date: 01/12/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will host two forums in February 2012 to … more

Commerce and Transportation Departments Forge Partnership to Boost Domestic Manufacturing Across America
Release Date: 10/18/2011

Partnership will help revitalize the domestic railway manufacturing sector, support Obama Administration’s historic investments in transportation … more

NIST Finds That Ethanol-Loving Bacteria Accelerate Cracking of Pipeline Steels
Release Date: 08/02/2011

U.S. production of ethanol for fuel has been rising quickly, topping 13 billion gallons in 2010. With the usual rail, truck and barge transport … more

NIST Measures Performance of Auto Crash Warning Systems
Release Date: 11/27/2007

Engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed and tested a laser-based ranging system to assess the … more

NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs
Release Date: 07/06/2006

Click here for hi-res version . A worker in a protective cab on a NIST-developed revolutionary robotic platform strips paint off a U.S. Air Force … more

NIST Assists with Testing Crash Avoidance System
Release Date: 12/01/2005

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are assisting the Department of Transportation (DOT) by developing tests … more

Commerce, Big 3 U.S. Auto Makers Form New Partnership to Improve Manufacturing Competitiveness of U.S. Automotive Industry
Release Date: 12/09/2004

Senior executives of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Technology Administration and the U.S. automotive industry today signed a memorandum of … more

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