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New web tool makes working with glycan sugars a lot sweeter

When researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) need a special tool to do their work more effectively, they often prove that necessity is truly the mother of invention. Such was the case recently ...

Oncology & Cancer

MRI phantoms: Moving to the next stage

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become an indispensable tool for diagnosing, treating, and understanding a host of medical conditions, and the technology is evolving rapidly.

Other

NIST issues guidance for pediatric electronic health records

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a guide to help improve the design of electronic health records for pediatric patients so that the design focus is on the users—the doctors, nurses ...

Health

New NIST reference materials for green tea

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a suite of green tea reference materials to help manufacturers evaluate the composition of their products and assure researchers of the accuracy of analytical ...

Other

New SRM helps improve diagnosis of Huntington's Disease

A new Standard Reference Material (SRM) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology will help clinical genetics labs accurately diagnose Huntington's disease, an inherited degenerative brain disorder that usually ...

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