Washington, DC - The Department of the Navy (DoN) won Best Military Department and three of its federal employees received individual recognition at the 37th Annual Department of Defense (DoD) Disability Awards Ceremony Thursday at the Pentagon.

Washington, DC - The United States condemns the attack on the Fatehpur Sharif Shrine in Balochistan, Pakistan, which killed at least 18 innocent civilians gathering to pay their respects during the sacred month of Muharram.

Washington, DC - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will undertake a study to assess the reliability of forensic methods for analyzing DNA evidence that, if misapplied, could lead to innocent people being wrongly convicted. The study will focus on DNA mixtures involving three or more people, and on very small quantities of DNA also known as touch DNA.

Washington, DC - If you’re wondering when a hydrogen-powered car will become a viable option for you, take heart. A team including scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) may have overcome a significant hurdle to manufacturing hydrogen fuel cells by creating a way to check whether the expensive catalysts the cells need have been incorporated quickly and effectively. Improved measurement methods are key to bringing hydrogen power a step closer to economical mass production.

Washington, DC - Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) Materials Science & Technology Division and Chemistry Division have received a U.S. patent for an Electrolytic-Cation Exchange Module (E-CEM), a key step in synthetic fuel production from seawater, August 1.