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11 Aug 2015

Daylight Solutions, Inc., has received two new awards for their Spero™ microscope. Spero was awarded the 6th Annual Microscopy Today Innovation Award and was also named a finalist in the 2015 R&D 100 Awards taking place later this year.

11 Aug 2015

A new microscope based on ultrafast pump–probe spectroscopy and scanning near-field optical microscopy offers the potential for studying dyanmic processes on the nm scale.

Photo of an earthworm
30 Jul 2015

Thanks to MALDI-MS imaging, scientists have discovered how earthworms can digest plant material, such as fallen leaves, that would defeat most other herbivores.

28 Jul 2015

Diseases like Alzheimer’s are caused when proteins aggregate and clump together. Using atomic force microscopy and infrared spectroscopy, EPFL scientists have successfully distinguished between the disease-causing aggregation forms of proteins. The finding can help change pharmaceutical treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

Dr Sergey Prikhodko in his laboratory.
23 Jul 2015

UCLA, USA, are combining Raman microscopy with scanning electron microscopy (SEM) to study archaeological textiles and fibres.

Photo of Diwaker Jha
21 Jul 2015

Synchrotron X-ray imaging of rocks is heping to save papers of the past.

Visitors at a poster session
21 Jul 2015

Nano-Spectroscopy and Bio-Imaging is a free-to-attend conference in October 2015 held in Coventry, UK.

14 Jul 2015

As part of around €24.5 million in funding for the next three years, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) will establish one new Clinical Research Unit and nine new Research Units. As all DFG Research Units, the new units will collaborate interdisciplinarly and span multiple locations.

Among the new Research Units are three that may be of interest to readers (in alphabetical order by Host University).

The upper cloister of Brandenburg Cathedral: Details of the wall frescos such as horses are now coming to light in spots where only traces of pigments had been discernible (left). A hyperspectral camera with specially engineered software has revealed the images (right). © Fraunhofer IFF
1 Jul 2015

The ravages of time have severely damaged the wall and ceiling frescos in the upper cloister of Brandenburg Cathedral.

18 Feb 2015

BaySpec’s OCI-UAV is an ultra-compact version of its OCI-Series Hyperspectral Imagers.

9 Oct 2014

Perception Studio is a software suite for hyperspectral data acquisition and processing from Perception Park.

9 Dec 2010

Malvern Panalytical‎ has produced an application note

5 Jul 2010

Recent hyperspectral imaging of Thomas Jefferson’s rough draft of the USA’s Declaration of Independence has clearly confirmed past speculation that Jefferson made an interesting word correction during his writing of the document, according to scientists in the Library of Congress’ Preservation Research and Testing Division (PRTD).

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