Informing Spectroscopists for Over 40 Years



12 Aug 2019

The technique can identify cancerous thyroid cells with 97 % accuracy, and also showed that subtypes could be identified by their spectral differences.

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.

8 Aug 2019

New method developed at the University of Warwick can analyse highly complex mixtures through maintaining almost constant resolving power across the full mass range analysed.

23 Jul 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Norman Sheppard Award are invited.

19 Jul 2019

The new matrix-assisted ionisation in vacuum (MAIV) technique has been used to generate mass spectrometry images for the first time. The technique’s ability to generate multiply charged ions from peptides and proteins facilitates their identification by tandem mass spectrometry.

18 Jul 2019

We are sad to announce that Karl Norris passed away peacefully on 17 July 2019 at the age of 98.

25 Jun 2019

A fast, tuneable quantum cascade laser can cover the fingerprint region in 1 ms.

21 Jun 2019

The secret of how seals are able to spend 90 % of their lives at sea holding their breath, without starving their brains of oxygen, has been revealed using NIR spectroscopy.

18 Jun 2019

Visible spectroscopy has identified deposits of NaCl on Jupiter’s moon Europa.

10 Jun 2019

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and collaborators have demonstrated a compact frequency-comb apparatus that rapidly measures the entire infrared wavelength region.

10 Jun 2019

A step forward toward achieving nanoscale imaging and spectroscopy with tailored “nanolight”.

10 Jun 2019

Tohoku University researchers use an integrating sphere and photoluminescence spectroscopy to measure the electronic and optical properties of large semiconducting crystals.

6 Jun 2019

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

6 Jun 2019

HighChem, provider of mass spectrometry software, has been acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

4 Jun 2019

Biotage and Yingsheng are to collaborate in the Chinese market for clinical mass spectrometry applications.

4 Jun 2019

Nuclear magnetic resonance measurement and state-of-the-art computational science reveal protein structures in higher eukaryotic cells.

4 Jun 2019

Together with partners from research and industry, Fraunhofer IAF has developed a hand-held, QCL-based scanner for hazardous substances as part of the CHEQUERS EU project.

4 Jun 2019

A team of researchers led by the Max Born Institute has provided the experimental and theoretical groundwork to interpret X-ray magnetic circular dichroism spectroscopic signals from magnetic materials.

3 Jun 2019

Using deep-level transient spectroscopy, a team of scientists at The University of Manchester has solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research around the world.

31 May 2019

Verdel Instruments Ltd, a spin-out company of the University of Warwick, UK, has developed new two-dimensional mass spectrometry technology and has raised seed investment.