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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- Small-business owners may think that they are too small to be victims of cyber-hackers, but Pat Toth knows otherwise. Toth leads outreach efforts to small businesses on...
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The U.S. Commerce Secretary, Penny Pritzker, has named four organizations as the 2016 recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor for...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- You may have seen it on CSI: The star examines hair from a crime scene and concludes its color or texture looks like the defendant’s hair, or maybe his dog’s. Case...
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the Federal Laboratory Technology Transfer, Fiscal Year 2014, Summary Report to the President and Congress. Including...
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Until recently, if a company wanted the best measurements in the world for the physical dimensions of one of its dimensional standards, it had to book time on the NIST Physical Measurement...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office has launched a new industry-facing website, ManufacturingUSA.com...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The Baldrige Program is seeking qualified candidates for the 2017 Baldrige Executive Fellows Program, which is a one-year, nationally ranked leadership development...
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After it’s all over, your lights will be just as bright, and your refrigerator just as cold. But very soon the ampere—the base unit in the International System of Units (SI) for electrical current—...
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NIST scientists have devised and modeled a unique optical method of sorting microscopic and nanoscopic particles by size, with a resolution as fine as 1 nm for particles of similar composition. A...
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(NIST: Gaithersburg, MD) -- The judges panel for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) chose 15 organizations to proceed to Site Visit Review, the final stage of the evaluation...