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21 Oct 2020

University of South Australia scientists have used mass spectrometry imaging to identify signs of osteoarthritis.

13 Oct 2020

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

25 Sep 2020

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

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.

10 Sep 2020

The mass of microplastics in the Atlantic Ocean has been significantly underestimated.

17 Aug 2020

Synchrotron infrared nanospectroscopy has been used for the first time to measure biomolecular changes induced by a drug (amiodarone) within human cells (macrophages) and localised at 100 nm scale, i.e. two orders of magnitude smaller than the IR wavelength used as probe.

17 Aug 2020

Researchers from the Nanooptics Group at CIC nanoGUNE (San Sebastian, Spain) have shown that nanoscale infrared imaging can analyse materials up to 100 nm below the surface.

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.

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