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The infrared spectroscopy channel covers all forms of molecular analysis using IR spectroscopy including near infrared (NIR), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), and associated non-destructive testing methods used in environmental analysis, art and archaeology, homeland security, forensics, drug testing and pharmaceutical analysis.

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Last Month's Most Accessed Feature: Neurodegenerative disease: New infrared clues

Scientists at l'École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have successfully combined infrared spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy in nanoIR to distinguish between disease-causing aggregation of proteins and normal activity, the findings could lead to new clues regarding neurodegenerative diseases.

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2015: International Year of Light

The International Year of Light is a global initiative which will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. It is an unique opportunity to inspire, educate, and connect on a global scale.

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A general concentration calibration was developed for non-structural carbohydrates that integrates tree species and tissue types and can identify characteristic IR spectral regions associated with the molecules.

Near-infrared spectroscopy combined with intravascular ultrasound is a promising new intracoronary imaging method that is able to specifically quantify lipid accumulation measured as the lipid core burden index.

Molecular dyes, more well known as food colourants, have been used for NIR diffuse spectroscopic observations of resectioned breast tissue for women treated with breast-conserving cancer surgery.

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We are proud to announce a new series of educational webinars run in collaboration with Chromedia, COAST, and SciMind, a product of the American Chemical Society. These webinars will build into a must-have set of tutorial materials for the analytical scientist.

Written specially for by Prof Javier Laserna at the University of Málaga.

The infrared spectrum is rich in information, and this article by John Coates, taken from the highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry is intended to help the reader to extract the maximum information.

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Protein Science, the flagship journal of The Protein Society, serves an international forum for publishing original reports on all scientific aspects of protein molecules. The Journal publishes papers by leading scientists from all over the world that report on advances in the understanding of proteins in the broadest sense. Protein Science aims to unify this field by cutting across established disciplinary lines and focusing on “protein-centered” science.

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There is water on Mars, beneath the surface

Steve Down

Sep 28, 2015

Scientists have confirmed that water exists on Mars, flowing under the surface in a pattern that increases during the warm season and decreases in cooler times.

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Introduction to Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2014

Date: Oct 20, 2014

Designer Drugs are a global problem and Wiley-VCH has partnered with Digilab to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of mass spectral signatures in the field. This is Wiley-VCH's demonstration of the latest CD-ROM of Mass Spectra of Designer Drugs 2014.

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