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20 Aug 2021

An international research team has used laser ablation ICP-MS to retrace the lifetime journey of an Arctic woolly mammoth, which covered enough of the Alaska landscape during its 28 years to almost circle the Earth twice.

9 Aug 2021

Shimadzu has appointed Jürgen Semmler as the new Managing Director of its European organisation. He previously headed Shimadzu Deutschland since its foundation in 2006.

18 May 2021

Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science has opened a new 4118 m2, high-tech manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China.

29 Apr 2021

The new approach, using LIBS analysis of skid marks from tyres, could provide law enforcement additional tools to track down drivers who flee a crime scene.

28 Apr 2021

A new concept, based on ICP-MS, for rapidly analysing for the presence of a virus from colds to coronaviruses has been proposed.

26 Mar 2021

Applications are invited for two awards administered by the ABS Trust.

26 Feb 2021

A grant for a new integrated femtosecond laser ablation and laser induced breakdown spectroscopy system has been made to UK scientists to allow them to understand how the Earth works and how it’s changing.

25 Feb 2021

Debris from depleted uranium munitions used in the Gulf War has long been blamed for contributing to the illness of hundreds of thousands of veterans, but new research using ICP-MS proves it is not the cause.

10 Feb 2021

Plasma-grating-induced breakdown spectroscopy can overcome limitations inherent in other LIBS techniques, and enhance signal intensity by more than three times.

9 Feb 2021

A new study reports an optimised approach to using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for analysing hydrogen isotopes. The new findings could enable improved rapid identification and measurement of hydrogen and other light isotopes that are important in nuclear reactor materials and other applications.

10 Nov 2020

New virtual format for the 72nd Pittsburgh Conference.

30 Oct 2020

Shimadzu opened a branch office in Denmark in September, providing local support.

30 Jul 2020

New atomic spectroscopy analyses reveal the origin of Stonehenge’s giant sarsen stones as West Woods on the edge of Wiltshire’s Marlborough Downs, about 15 miles to the north.

1 Jul 2020

Analytik Jena plans to celebrate the anniversary with their customers, partners and employees in a special way. Thirty selected stories from customers, partners and employees will be published throughout the year.

20 Apr 2020

Applications are invited for these prestigious awards administered by the Association of British Spectroscopists (ABS) Trust.

19 Feb 2020

A new research project in partnership between academia, companies and the Netherlands Forensic Institute to develop ways to chain analytical techniques together to gain complementary information.

17 Feb 2020

There has been no “universal” straightforward technique that provides a full characterisation of microplastics. A new ICP-MS method looks like providing a solution.

3 Sep 2019

Shimadzu has opened a branch office in Sweden, which will market Shimadzu’s full range of analytical instrumentation solutions.

12 Aug 2019

By being resident on-site at a hydrothermal vent for 12 months, InVADER will capture transient events and provide unprecedented spatial and temporal access to a deep ocean hydrothermal system.

6 Jun 2019

Young scientists can apply for laboratory bench space for their own research in “Shimadzu Laboratory World”.

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