September 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

DOD

2 min read

By Jeanne Loring Last week I visited NIST, the National Institute for Standards and Technologies in Gaithersburg, Maryland as a member of a review panel. NIST is the science branch of the US Department of Commerce, which is the business part of the government, and is not officially associated with other acronyms, the NIH, NSF, DOD, DOE, or the FDA. I discovered something exciting that is a secret to most biologists. It wasn’t the atomic clock, which is the official time standard, or the …Read More