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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- For airliners, cargo ships, nuclear power plants, and other critical technologies, strength and durability are essential. This is why many contain a remarkably strong and...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a report outlining seven strategic “grand challenges” in measurement,...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has issued a request for quotes through the GSA Schedule for the “Baldrige Reimagined” external review referenced in its last...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, Maryland) -- With an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic waste escaping to our oceans each year, plastic pollution adversely affects the environment, climate, and even our...
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(U.S. Department of Commerce: Washington, D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has launched a Job Quality Toolkit, providing strategies and actions to help small-and-medium-sized organizations...
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A novel, quantum-based vacuum gauge system invented by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has passed its first test to be a true primary standard—that is,...
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(NIST: Boulder, Colorado)--In an effort to help speed the expansion of monkeypox testing in the U.S., the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has produced a material that can help...
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You need to measure length accurately to do things like make a dress, build a house, survey a plot of land, or determine if the home team made a first down on the football field. These length...
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Measurement and standards challenges and opportunities abound as we head further into the 21st century. Let’s look at two examples: The first could revolutionize drug design—and make those drugs more...
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A vulnerable spot in global commerce is the supply chain: It enables technology developers and vendors to create and deliver innovative products but can leave businesses, their finished wares, and...