Public Sector
Bill to Combat Deepfakes Passes House Committee   
September 27, 2019
Source: Nextgov - and Katie Hill, D-Calif., the Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks, or IOGAN Act, directs the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to study and accelerate the...
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NIST goes with the (slow) flow: New technique could improve biotech, precision medicine   
September 27, 2019
Source: Phys.org - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed an optical system that accurately measures the flow of extraordinarily tiny amounts of liquids—as small as ...
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New method can improve precision medicine, safety of drug-delivery devices   
September 27, 2019
Source: News Medical - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed an optical system that accurately measures the flow of extraordinarily tiny amounts of liquids -- as small as 10 billionths of a liter...
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‘Model’ climate fund for world’s poorest gets €120 million cash injection   
September 26, 2019
Source: climatechangenews.com - The fund, which is managed by the Global Environment Facility (Gef), was established in 2001 to support the world’s poorest countries to adapt their societies and economies to the impacts of climate change. Chairing the...
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ISRI’s Wiener speaks before Congressional Recycling Caucus   
September 26, 2019
Source: Recycling Today - The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) briefed the Congressional Recycling Caucus Sept. 24 on the state of recycling in the U.S. Hosted by Recycling Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Frank Pallone, who also serves as House Energy...
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NIST, FirstNet Invite Masses to Compete in First Responder Coding Challenge   
September 26, 2019
Source: Executive Gov - The First Responder Network Authority and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have jointly launched a $2.2M communications technology competition. Participants of the Tech to Protect Challenge will submit coding...
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Nodeflux's AI Takes Indonesia onto the NIST Prestigious International Leaderboard   
September 26, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ranks Nodeflux, the first Vision AI company in Indonesia, 25th in the assessment of face recognition algorithms ...
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Salmon recalled nationwide after state testing finds listeria in some packages   
September 26, 2019
Source: Miami Herald - Listeria is a bacteria that can cause food-borne illness, known as listeriosis ... distributed by Euphoria Fancy Food out of Brooklyn and it was the New York State Department of Agriculture that found listeria in some ...
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NIST Seeks Comment On Draft Cyber Guide for Energy Asset Management   
September 26, 2019
Source: MeriTalk - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) have released a draft cybersecurity guide for energy sector asset management. NCCoE is seeking comments on the...
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Colorado kids vape at highest rate in the country   
September 26, 2019
Source: Daily Camera - According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Colorado youth are vaping nicotine at twice the national average and at the highest rate of 37 states surveyed. This gap can be at least be partly explained though a...
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