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21 Jan 2021

A new study has improved a chemical sensing chip based on surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) that aims to identify drugs and other trace chemicals quickly and accurately.

15 Jan 2021

Researchers have shown that Raman spectroscopy can help in the early detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma.

15 Jan 2021

An EU research project, CARMEN, aims to develop a multimodal imaging system capable of detecting cancerous cells during surgery.

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

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.

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.

10 Nov 2020

New virtual format for the 72nd Pittsburgh Conference.

30 Oct 2020

Shimadzu opened a branch office in Denmark in September, providing local support.

13 Oct 2020

The combination of Raman spectroscopy and stimulated Raman scattering microscopy is allow the metabolic processes within cancer cells to be probed.

29 Sep 2020

Researchers investigating catalyst materials used in the production of gasoline from simple hydrocarbons, such as methanol, have made a new and unexpected discovery that could help to reduce the cost, and environmental impact, of the process.

25 Sep 2020

Researchers combined AFM-IR and TERS to study the surfaces and interiors of viruses.

24 Sep 2020

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have developed a new type of spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (SORS) to accurately measure the authenticity of some of the world’s most exclusive whiskies without opening the bottle.

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.

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.

8 Sep 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Norman Sheppard Award are invited.

27 Jul 2020

Merck has acquired Resolution Spectra Systems, a company producing Raman spectroscopy instrumentation for bioprocess analytical monitoring.

10 Jun 2020

Electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy have shown the mechanism by which microorganisms are able to extract water from the rocks they colonise.

18 May 2020

A sandwich of molybdenum, sulfur and selenium turns out to be well suited as a SERS substrate.

6 May 2020

Congratulations to Yuki Ozaki on the announcement of his latest award.

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