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7 Aug 2020

A research programme is investigating the prognostic value of skin findings associated with COVID-19 infection using a portable hyperspectral imaging system.

5 Aug 2020

A NASA grant will help us to better understand how plant pathogens that travel the globe with dust particles might put crops at risk using imaging spectroscopy.

29 Jul 2020

Multispectral and thermal infrared cameras are being used on planes and drones to find mains water leaks.

28 Jul 2020

Models based on spectral images from unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites can help farmers to monitor the health of individual macadamia trees.

28 Jul 2020

Researchers have integrated a photo-patterned liquid crystal into a dielectric metasurface to achieve achromatic and chromatic focusing with a single metalens.

27 Jul 2020

Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology have developed a new method to improve the detection ability of nanoscale chemical imaging using atomic force microscopy.

23 Jul 2020

A partnership to enable the generation of classification models using the Headwall MV.X and perClass Mira software on a PC.

6 Jul 2020

Infrared microscopy can automatically detect the type of intestinal tumour within 30 minutes. These results are then used to make targeted therapy decisions.

30 Jun 2020

The presence of kaolinite haloes surrounding ancient fossils is believed to have kept destructive bacteria at bay, stopping decay. The small molecular differences of the clay were analysed with the synchrotron infrared microbeam at Diamond Light Source.

25 Jun 2020

A new type of imaging system for use in agriculture, designed to be far less expensive than existing technology, is being developed in a partnership between Scottish academics and industry.

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.

10 Jun 2020

Using a smartphone camera and spectral super-resolution spectroscopy, anaemia and blood disorders can be assessed outside the lab.

30 Apr 2020

Every year, the WITec Paper Award competition recognises three exceptional peer-reviewed publications that feature results acquired with a WITec microscope.The 2020 Paper Awards go to researchers from Japan, Poland and Austria.

29 Apr 2020

Using gas cluster ion beam secondary ion mass spectrometry (GCIB-SIMS), researchers at Penn State have directly observed functional enzyme clusters (metabolons) involved in generating purines, the most abundant cellular metabolites.

20 Apr 2020

Applications are invited for these prestigious awards administered by the Association of British Spectroscopists (ABS) Trust.

15 Apr 2020

A team of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF in Jena has developed a quantum imaging solution that can produce detailed insights into tissue samples using extreme spectral ranges and less light.

18 Feb 2020

Using cryogenic, ultrahigh-vacuum TERS and fine-tuning the highly localised plasmon field at the sharp tip apex has reduced the spatial resolution to 1.5 Å

17 Feb 2020

Metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity are ever more common globally. In addition to genetic disposition, lifestyle contributes strongly to their prevalence. Precise monitoring methods are needed in order to, for example, evaluate how a change in diet or exercise affects disease and its metabolic characteristics.

16 Dec 2019

Headwall BVBA, Belgium and geo-konzept of Germany have announced the formation of a Centre for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Europe (CHRSE).

16 Dec 2019

Quantitative phase microscopy and Raman spectroscopy provide a label-free way to extract biomarkers based on cellular morphology and intracellular content.

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