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24 Feb 2020

LC-MS/MS enables analysis of a wider range of hormones from whales and a more reliable pregnancy test.

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.

18 Feb 2020

Using cryogenic, ultrahigh-vacuum TERS and fine-tuning the highly localised plasmon field at the sharp tip apex has reduced the spatial resolution to 1.5 Å

18 Feb 2020

Researchers have developed a THz amplifier based on a graphene sandwich which may offer significant improvements over current options.

18 Feb 2020

Scientists at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics have developed a unique laser technology for the analysis of the molecular composition of biological samples.

18 Feb 2020

An experimental fingerprint detection approach can tell whether an individual has actually consumed cocaine or simply handled it based on the presence of a metabolite.

17 Feb 2020

Researchers working at the SOLEIL synchrotron facility have observed hydrogen in its metal phase for the first time.

17 Feb 2020

Mass spectrometry imaging is offering a first step in determining the age of fingerprints from the degradation of triacylglycerols.

17 Feb 2020

Metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity are ever more common globally. In addition to genetic disposition, lifestyle contributes strongly to their prevalence. Precise monitoring methods are needed in order to, for example, evaluate how a change in diet or exercise affects disease and its metabolic characteristics.

17 Feb 2020

Chirped-pulse Fourier transform millimetre-wave spectroscopy has been used to detect the extremely short-lived transition state that occurs at the initiation of chemical reactions.

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.

17 Feb 2020

The state of thrombocytes in the blood of patients with cardiovascular diseases can be quickly evaluated using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS).

17 Feb 2020

Many spectroscopic techniques have been used in attempts to develop a practical non-invasive glucose monitor. Will Raman spectroscopy be the answer?

16 Dec 2019

Headwall BVBA, Belgium and geo-konzept of Germany have announced the formation of a Centre for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Europe (CHRSE).

16 Dec 2019

Quantitative phase microscopy and Raman spectroscopy provide a label-free way to extract biomarkers based on cellular morphology and intracellular content.

16 Dec 2019

A state-of-the-art fingerprint detection technology can identify traces of heroin on human skin, even after someone has washed their hands, and can discriminate between an individual who has used the drug or shaken hands with someone who has handled it.

16 Dec 2019

FT-IR spectrometer being used on-board all-women sailing voyages investigating ocean plastic pollution causes and solutions.

16 Dec 2019

A prototype of a greatly improved magneto-optic effect measurement device using dual-comb spectroscopy.

13 Dec 2019

An ultra-fine needle with an integrated chip combines an ultra-sensitive 300-µm nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) coil with a complete NMR transceiver and can be used to probe brain physiology.

29 Oct 2019

Using mass spectrometry, scientists at the University of Southampton have shown how a specific type of symbiotic algae, which lives in coral tissue, is able to adapt and survive the hotter seawater temperatures caused by global warming.

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