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As 2022 draws to a close, we ask NIST’s senior researchers to look ahead to the new year and beyond. They research topics that affect all of us, from indoor air quality to cybersecurity. So we ask...
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While I was reminiscing about National Take Your Dog to Work Day, a light-hearted conversation with colleagues led me to ponder how our furry friends might actually inspire people to reach new...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- NIST scientist Gary Zabow had never intended to use candy in his lab. It was only as a last resort that he had even tried burying microscopic magnetic dots in hardened...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Inspectors in every U.S. state inspect and test scales at grocery stores and food manufacturing plants by using standard weights and rigorous procedures to help ensure the...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) has announced that a firm has been selected and will soon begin the planned comprehensive, independent review of the...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- How can we remove carbon dioxide—a greenhouse gas—from fossil-fuel power plant exhaust before it ever reaches the atmosphere? New findings suggest a promising answer lies...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Defective computer chips are the bane of the semiconductor industry. Even a seemingly minor flaw in a chip packed with billions of electrical connections might cause a...
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An improvement to a Nobel Prize-winning technology called a frequency comb enables it to measure light pulse arrival times with greater sensitivity than previously possible—potentially improving...
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(U.S. Dept. of Commerce: Washington, D.C.) -- The U.S. Dept. of Commerce has appointed 24 members to the Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC), an advisory body that will provide guidance to the...
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NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made five awards totaling nearly $500,000 to support standards education in...