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NIST Seeks Applications for 2016 Precision Measurement Grants
Release Date: 01/08/2016

Want to join a group that has included four Nobel Prize recipients? Apply to the latest round of the National Institute of Standards and … more

Portable NIST Kit Can Recover Traces of Chemical Evidence
Release Date: 01/07/2016

A chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a portable version of his method for recovering trace … more

NIST Featured in Media’s Top Science Stories of 2015
Release Date: 01/06/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is featured in several of the news media’s lists of the top science stories of 2015. … more

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Workshop on Quantification of Uncertainties in Material Science
January 14-15, 2016

The workshop "Uncertainty Quantification in Materials Science" will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, … more

Balance and Scale Calibration and Uncertainties
January 19-21, 2016

This NIST Seminar will cover the calibration and use of analytical weighing instruments (balances and laboratory/bench-top scales), including … more

Directed Molecular Assembly Using DNA Origami
January 22, 2016

Bottom-up self-assembly, over the last couple of decades, has been very actively investigated as a viable approach to realize nanostructures with … more

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