A revelation for solar-powered hydrogen generation
A side view of a MIS photoelectrode with a metallic collector situated on an insulator-covered semiconductor.
iPhones, iPads cleared for U.S. military use; DOD fortifies cloud
The Pentagon has cleared iPhones and iPads running iOS 6 for use in the U.S. military, just over a week after the U.S. government cleared the software for federal use.
Thu May 16, 2013
Spectroscopy Innovation could Improve Greenhouse Gas Detection
Detecting greenhouse gases in the atmosphere could soon become far easier with the help of an innovative technique* developed by a team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology , where scientists have overcome an issue preventing the effective use of lasers to rapidly scan samples.
Strategies to achieve net-zero energy homes
This disparity in useful energy data is just one of several information gaps that must be bridged as the United States transitions towards residences that generate as much energy as they use over the course of a year -- so-called net-zero houses.
Wed May 15, 2013
Significant improvement in performance of solar-powered hydrogen generation
Their quarry is a potentially efficient, cost-effective, photoelectrochemical cell -- essentially a solar cell that produces hydrogen gas instead of electric current.
Mathematics Student Gets Research Paper Published in Mathematics Journal
Connor MacKenzie , a Westminster College junior mathematics major, was recently notified that one of his mathematics research papers was accepted for publication in the Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications .
Terracotta and cement roofs vulnerable in wildfires, NIST study finds
Although made of fire-resistant materials, terracotta and cement roof tiles are vulnerable to penetration by windblown embers generated in wildfires, according to new research findings* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology .
Squishy hydrogels may be the ticket for studying biological effects of nanoparticles
A class of water-loving, jelly-like materials with uses ranges ranging from the mundane, such as superabsorbent diaper liners, to the sophisticated, such as soft contact lenses, could be tapped for a new line of serious work: testing the biological effects of nanoparticles now being eyed for a large variety of uses.
Mon May 13, 2013
I Love StandardsThere Are So Many Of Them
The title is not an original bon mot by me - it's been said often, by others, and by many with more experience than I have in developing standards.
The Washington Post
John Kerry's brother Cam is - Mr. Secretary' too
Secretary Cam Kerry and Secretary John Kerry at the latter's Senate confirmation hearing in January.
SRC, NIST Introduce Second Phase Of Nanoelectronics Research...
NRI Second Phase Features Multi-University Network Focused on Research Centers at SUNY's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Texas at Austin The Semiconductor Research Corporation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology recently announced the second phase of the ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Fraud Exposed in Nist WTC 7 Reports - Part 1
During the next five months, we will be presenting five articles written by Chris Sarns that address the alleged fire-induced collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 at 5:20 PM on September 11, 2001.
American Institute of Physics
House Subcommittee Examines NIST Budget Request and Laboratory Effectiveness
The House Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Technology held two recent hearings to discuss programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology .
Mississippi Business Journal
CRAWFORD: Reshoring output requires STEM input
Reshoring is the catchy name used to describe efforts to bring manufacturing jobs back to America.
The Heritage Foundation
Cybersecurity: Government Regulations Can't Keep Up
For the first time since 2005 , the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology has revised the federal cybersecurity standards.
Intel joins Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
Intel has joined the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence , a private-public partnership that works jointly with professionals in technology industry, academia and government to deal with business cyber security concerns.
Q&a: Maintaining a U.S. Manufacturing Presence
Food Manufacturing spoke with Roger Kilmer of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership about the importance of maintaining a strong manufacturing presence in the United States, and what resources are available to domestic manufacturers.
Thu May 09, 2013
Homeowners Warm to Solar Power: Op-Ed
Various kinds of electricity-generating roofing materials being tested by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Government Computer News
S 6 for iPhones, iPads gets FIPS 140-2 certification
The newest version of Apple's iOS, Version 6, has passed an important test for agency use, gaining FIPS 140-2 certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Albany Times Union
NanoCollege gets $8.3 million for next-generation chip research
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering will get $8.3 million over the next five years through the Nanoelectronics Research Initiative, a computer chip research program funded by the federal government and a consortium of computer chip companies.