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2013-09-18 13:15:36

Traditional peer review is not enough to ensure data quality amid the recent boom in scientific research findings.

New Stability Record Set By NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks
2013-08-22 14:45:09

A pair of experimental atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has set a new record for stability.

2013-08-21 10:17:14

A new hypothesis concerning a crucial step in the anthrax infection process has been advanced by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, Md.

The Iris Is A Viable Form Of Biometric Identification
2013-08-21 05:00:31

Biometric researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have determined that no consistent change occurs in the distinguishing texture of the iris for at least a decade.

Researchers Discover Atomic Clock Can Simulate Quantum Magnetism
2013-08-09 11:33:49

Researchers at JILA have for the first time used an atomic clock as a quantum simulator, mimicking the behavior of a different, more complex quantum system.

2013-08-06 23:29:23

S.D. Daniels & Co., LLC ("SDDCO-LLC") lends guidance to broker-dealers on the mandatory testing of their anti-money laundering programs.

Novel Approach To Measuring Surface Properties With New NIST Nanoscale Indenter
2013-07-24 09:48:17

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of North Carolina have demonstrated a new design for an instrument, a "instrumented nanoscale indenter," that makes sensitive measurements of the mechanical properties of thin films -- ranging from auto body coatings to microelectronic devices -- and biomaterials.


Word of the Day
quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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