Measuring Moving Parts in Biotechnology

Guest post for the Department of Commerce by Laurie Locascio, PhD, Director of the Material Measurement Laboratory at National Institute of Standards and Techonology (NIST)

This year's World Metrology Day is themed "Measurements in a Dynamic World," so it's fitting that we are also celebrating the formal launch of the NIST-Stanford Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology, or JIMB. The initiative began as a pilot three years ago to answer the biotech industry's call for measurement tools...