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15 Sep 2020

Waveguide-based SERS analysis could allow high-throughput, chip-based screening for protease inhibitors.

14 Sep 2020

Researchers at Texas A&M University have invented a new technology that can drastically reduce the size of instrumentation used for Raman spectroscopy.

11 Sep 2020

The current state-of-the-art IR spectroscopy method can make approximately 1 million observations per second. University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new method about 100× faster.

10 Sep 2020

The French Chemometrics Society award is given in honour of the late Professor Jean-Pierre Huvenne for his early contribution to chemometrics in vibrational spectroscopy in France and is open to PhD students worldwide.

10 Sep 2020

Marine pollutants are taken up by corals directly from seawater as well as through accumulation in their food shows research from KAUST using cavity ring-down spectroscopy. This is the first time the approach has been used to measure pollutant accumulation.

10 Sep 2020

The mass of microplastics in the Atlantic Ocean has been significantly underestimated.

9 Sep 2020

Quantum Design’s partner Moxtek has supplied XRF components for the Perseverance Mars rover.

8 Sep 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Norman Sheppard Award are invited.

8 Sep 2020

Intabio has signed a co-marketing agreement with Agilent Technologies to support development of an integrated iCIEF-MS assay.

25 Aug 2020

Bruker has announced a collaboration with Utrecht University to advance the study of the 3-D structures and interactions of proteins by crosslinking mass spectrometry.

21 Aug 2020

SAMDI mass spectrometry is being used with a “live cell analysis device” to allow cells to be sampled over time, offering a window to responses that evolve.

20 Aug 2020

Fluorescence spectroscopy of biomarkers in urine can track malignant melanoma progression or treatment response.

17 Aug 2020

Synchrotron infrared nanospectroscopy has been used for the first time to measure biomolecular changes induced by a drug (amiodarone) within human cells (macrophages) and localised at 100 nm scale, i.e. two orders of magnitude smaller than the IR wavelength used as probe.

17 Aug 2020

NIR reflectance spectral maps of heart tissue can distinguish between fat and muscle tissue in the heart and could help improve delivery and monitoring of ablation therapy.

17 Aug 2020

Researchers from the Nanooptics Group at CIC nanoGUNE (San Sebastian, Spain) have shown that nanoscale infrared imaging can analyse materials up to 100 nm below the surface.

17 Aug 2020

By coinciding the sampling phase with the 2016 Australian Census, researchers were able to correlate the socioeconomic characteristics of Australian communities with sewage composition.

14 Aug 2020

A simple way to make circular polarised VUV light has been developed by scientists at the University of Tokyo.

13 Aug 2020

Protein–protein interactions can be probed with a combined approach of affinity purification-mass spectrometry and proximity-dependent biotin identification.

12 Aug 2020

Bruker is supporting the international Covid19-NMR Consortium for structure–function and inhibitor binding investigations of SARS-CoV-2 RNA and proteins.

12 Aug 2020

International team of scientists has proposed plans for a high-intensity gamma radiation source at CERN.