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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,

2013-01-28 11:48:13

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a novel chip-scale instrument made of carbon nanotubes that may simplify absolute measurements of laser power, especially the light signals transmitted by optical fibers in telecommunications networks.

2012-11-28 22:48:23

A cornerstone of physics may require a rethink if findings at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are confirmed.

Scientists Image The Molecular Structure Of Polymer Blends
2012-11-28 15:30:26

Using an enhanced form of "chemical microscopy" developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), researchers there have shown that they can peer into the structure of blended polymers, resolving details of the molecular arrangement at sub-micrometer levels.

Study Suggests Carbon Nanotubes May Protect DNA From Oxidation
2012-11-15 14:01:10

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have provided evidence in the laboratory that single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) may help protect DNA molecules from damage by oxidation.

2012-09-19 15:58:13

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new computational method for identifying candidate refrigerant fluids with low "global warming potential" (GWP) — the tendency to trap heat in the atmosphere for many decades — as well as other desirable performance and safety features.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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