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What is the National
Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST)?

What is the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), founded in 1901, is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST is one of the nation's oldest physical science laboratories, and is a non-regulatory agency providing standards, measurement, and technology for a broad range of technologies.