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NIST Tests In New York City Suggest How Emergency Communications Might Be Improved
2013-04-18 15:40:06

New tests of wireless emergency safety equipment by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have defined the challenges more precisely and suggest how emergency communications might be improved.

2013-04-18 14:03:45

Portable electric generators retrofitted with off-the-shelf hardware by the University of Alabama (UA) emitted significantly lower levels of carbon monoxide (CO) exhaust.

2013-04-18 13:57:14

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Kansas State University have demonstrated a spray-on mixture of carbon nanotubes and ceramic that has unprecedented ability to resist damage while absorbing laser light.

Research Priorities Proposed For Making Concrete 'Greener'
2013-04-04 13:50:11

The challenge of making concrete greener—reducing its sizable carbon footprint without compromising performance—is just like the world's most ubiquitous manufactured material—hard!

2013-03-21 23:03:40

A project involving High Definition Metrology 3D Analysis, conducted by Coherix Inc.

Laser Pointers Are Still Dangerous: NIST
2013-03-21 04:56:06

Researchers from the National Institutes of Standards and Technology recently found that nearly 90 percent of green laser pointers and approximately 44 percent of red laser pointers were out of compliance with federal safety regulations.

2013-03-13 23:01:28

Expands calibration laboratory to meet customer demands Pepperell, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Masy Systems, Inc., a leader in validation, calibration,


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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