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Advanced Measurement Laboratory (AML) - Considered one of the most technically advanced research facilities in the world, the AML (located at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Md.) supports some of the most delicate experiments in nanotechnology and measurement at the atomic level. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Artificial Retina Project - A collaborative, multi-institutional effort to develop an implantable microelectronic retinal device that restores useful vision to people blinded by retinal diseases [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science (SC), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)]

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Biological Sciences - Performs systems biology research and develop technologies focused on how cells, cell communities, and organisms sense and respond to their environment. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

Bioscience and Health Portal - New medical diagnostic tests, improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care electronic records, reference materials for laboratory test methods, faster screening of promising vaccines -- these are a few of the many areas where National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) research serves the needs of the bioscience and health care community. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Biotechnology - This is a compilation of reports, chronologically ordered on biotechnology in food safety and nutrition [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Biotechnology - Key Topic (ERS) - This topic includes research on biotechnology in crops and livestock production. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Economic Research Service (ERS)]

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Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) - Provides regulations that ensure the safety, effectiveness and timely delivery to patients of biological products [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Center for Biosurfaces - Research on understanding, prediction, and control of biological adhesion [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Center for Environmental Biotechnology (CEB) - Performs research in real-time direct environmental assessment and biological treatment, bioremediation, and natural attenuation. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

Chemical and Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defense Information and Analysis Center - Provides information on chemical and biological weapons research and threats. [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Army]

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Engineered Biomaterials Engineering Research Center - Evolving synthetic materials that actively turn on healing and exploit biological recognition and specificity [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Engineering Research Centers (ERC)]

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Fundamental Computational Sciences Directorate - Features world-leading research programs and capabilities in the biological, chemical, environmental, and computational and materials sciences. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

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Gene Gateway: Exploring Genes & Genetics Disorders - Introduces various Internet tools to investigate genetic disorders, chromosomes, genome maps, genes, sequence data, genetic variants, and molecular structures [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

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Horticulture and Gardening -- Science Reference Guide - Research guides on horticulture and gardening, prepared by science librarians at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) - The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) serves as the national reference laboratory for measurements in the chemical, biological and material sciences. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

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NIST Data Gateway - The NIST Data Gateway-provides easy access to many (currently over 80) of the NIST scientific and technical databases. These databases cover a broad range of substances and properties from many different scientific disciplines. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Nanobiotechnology Center (NBTC) - Applies the tools and processes of nano-microfabrication to build devices for studying biosystems [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Science and Technology Centers (STC)]

National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) - Invents new uses of agricultural commodities for industrial and food products and develops new technology to improve environmental quality [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) - A national resource for molecular biology information [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

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Physical and Life Sciences Directorate - Performs physics, chemical and nuclear science, materials, earth sciences and life sciences research in support of major Department of Energy and LLNL programs. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

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Science & Research - A portal of information on the various science-based activities at the FDA [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Science and Technology Snapshots - The e-newsletter of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate, S&T Snapshots, features stories about current research projects and opportunities with laboratories, universities, government agencies, and the private sector. [U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate]

Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) - NIST supports accurate and compatible measurements by certifying and providing over 1300 Standard Reference Materials® with well-characterized composition or properties, or both. These materials are used to perform instrument calibrations in units as part of overall quality assurance programs, to verify the accuracy of specific measurements and to support the development of new measurement methods. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Sugarbeet Research Unit (SRU) - Basic and applied research to meet the changing needs of the sugar beet industry and its customers and stakeholders [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Understanding the Brain - Enabling scientific understanding of the full complexity of the brain, in action and in context, through targeted, cross-disciplinary investments in research, technology, and workforce development. [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)]

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Vegetable Crops Research Unit (VCRU) - To investigate the genetics,cytogenetics, taxonomy, gene flow, disease resistance molecular biology and breeding strategies of vegetable crops. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Virtual Institute for Microbial Stress and Survival (VIMSS) - Examines how microbes respond to and survive stress. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]