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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.

16 Aug 2021

By combining mass spectrometry with laser spectroscopy and simulation techniques, researchers have revealed key differences in the fragmentation of dipeptide biomolecules with different chiral structures.

16 Aug 2021

A team of researchers from Korea has developed a metamaterial that improves the sensitivity of infrared absorption spectroscopy more than 100 times. It can be used in the creation of ultra-sensitive infrared sensors, is very affordable and easy to make.

16 Aug 2021

Raman microscopy has been used to reconstruct technical process parameters and the origin of the raw materials of Egyptian blue revealing trace compounds that inform us about its history.

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.

5 Aug 2021

Nominations are invited for the 2021 recipient of the Herman Wold gold medal, which will be awarded to an individual who has contributed significantly to the development and proliferation of Chemometrics.

4 Aug 2021

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are using Raman microspectroscopy to observe how plant roots take in and circulate water at the cellular level.

4 Aug 2021

UK university spectroscopic ellipsometers provide a combined spectral range of 0.19–40 µm.

2 Aug 2021

Using portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectroscopy, researchers have discovered that a glass panel at Canterbury Cathedral, UK, contained within a series of windows depicting the Ancestors of Christ, was much older than originally thought, with glass dating back to 1130–1160.

2 Aug 2021

A blood test has been developed, based on ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy, to predict which people infected with COVID-19 are most likely to experience serious symptoms, which could help health care workers prioritise patients for hospitalisation and intensive care.

2 Aug 2021

New research at Griffith University has streamlined the process of identifying the structure and molecular weight of compounds by using a single NMR method.

30 Jul 2021

PicoQuant was founded in 1996 by four young scientists and engineers who set themselves the goal to develop optical instrumentation designed by scientists for scientists.

26 Jul 2021

The new Raman spectroscopy method is a powerful tool for real-time, uninterrupted monitoring of solid-state milling reactions.

5 Jul 2021

Tumour types and mutations can be identified by IR imaging in 30 min.

2 Jul 2021

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a new concept for the generation of intense extreme-ultraviolet radiation by high-harmonic generation which enables a much smaller footprint.

1 Jul 2021

Raman spectroscopy can be a low-cost, simpler and non-intrusive technique in monitoring what goes on inside a pluripotent stem cell as it transitions.

1 Jul 2021

Transmission grating and OEM spectrometer manufacturer Ibsen Photonics celebrates 30 years in business.

29 Jun 2021

Work at the Diamond synchrotron has found a way to help reduce false-negative results in lateral flow tests by a simple modification.

29 Jun 2021

3D-printed attenuated total reflectance unit enables FT-IR spectroscopy to reveal the 3D orientation of molecules in thin films.

28 Jun 2021

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have used graphene and Raman spectroscopy to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in laboratory experiments.

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