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22 Dec 2020

Multimodal imaging is being used by scientists to study skin ageing through the interaction of metabolism, cellular communication and cellular quality control in skin ageing accelerated by environmental stress.

22 Dec 2020

The ModMol app enables the visualisation and editing of molecules in an augmented reality environment on Apple and Android devices.

22 Dec 2020

Strong investment in photonics will help us fight infectious diseases that kill an unimaginable number of people and prepare us against future pandemics, says Dr Jürgen Popp of the Leibniz Center for Photonics in Infection Research (LPI) that is currently under construction in Jena.

18 Dec 2020

Researchers in the UK and USA have used functional near infrared spectroscopy to discover that the cocoa flavanols found in chocolate improve brain oxygenation and cognition in healthy adults.

17 Dec 2020

A new computational mass spectrometry imaging method enables researchers to achieve high mass resolution and high spatial resolution for biological samples while providing data sets significantly faster.

17 Dec 2020

Scientists at Tokyo University of Science have combined SERS and XRF to distinguish between differently dyed individual hair strands for forensic investigations.

17 Dec 2020

The British Mass Spectrometry Society, in partnership with the Chromatographic Society, offer summer studentships: deadline 15 January 2021.

16 Dec 2020

The European Pharmacopoeia Commission has adopted a new general chapter on the analysis of N-nitrosamine impurities in active substances by GC-MS, LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS.

15 Dec 2020

University of Tsukuba researchers have used electron spin resonance spectroscopy to take a molecular-level look at what happens in perovskite solar cells when they are operating, to determine the factors that affect their performance.

14 Dec 2020

David Birch has been awarded the 2020 Dennis Gabor Award by the Institute of Physics (IOP). His contributions in the fluorescence sector included research on techniques, multi-disciplinary applications and developing instrumentation for measuring fluorescence lifetimes.

11 Dec 2020

Mean accuracy can be improved by at least 25 % by modifying the combination of the aspects of the system.

9 Dec 2020

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Project Hub for Microelectronic and Optical Systems for Biomedicine MEOS are now developing solutions designed to enable the analysis of breath gas for the diagnosis of disease including posisbly COVID-19.

7 Dec 2020

Konica Minolta Sensing Europe BV has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Specim.

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7 Dec 2020

Shannon Postma has been appointed as new Managing Director of Specac Limited.

4 Dec 2020

Functional near infrared spectroscopy has been used to identify tinnitus in patients.

4 Dec 2020

The Smart-HSI project will develop compact hyperspectral imaging solutions to be used in space.

2 Dec 2020

A multi-reflection time-of-flight mass spectrometer has been used successfully to investigate atomic clusters at the University of Greifswald.

24 Nov 2020

Professor Peter Lay from the University of Sydney has been awarded the Australian Synchrotron Lifetime Contribution Award by ANSTO, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

24 Nov 2020

Scientists have developed an optical elastography technique that could revolutionise the accuracy and ease to which health professionals can detect biomechanical alterations of cells and tissues.

23 Nov 2020

The mineral olivine, thought to be a major component inside all planetary bodies, holds secrets about the early formation of the solar system, and an IR spectral region can be used to study it remotely.

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