Tomas Hirschfeld Award Winner 2013

ICNIRS is delighted to announce that the Tomas Hirschfeld Award winner for 2013 is Dr Daniel Cozzolino of the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Australia.

Can NIR play a role in detecting horsemeat adulteration of minced beef?

While DNA testing is the obvious analytical strategy to follow for minor contamination detection in food products, these tests are expensive and slow, so does NIR have any role to play in addressing this problem?

NIR Subscribers' News Blog

Subscribers to JNIRS—Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy and/or NIR news can keep up with the latest developments in our News Blog.

New Pharmaceutical Editor for JNIRS

Brad Swarbrick has joined the editorial team of JNIRS—Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy as the new Pharmaceutical Editor.

Images Reveal Potential for NIR Imaging to Detect Success of Breast Reconstruction

In a paper published in JNIRS—Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Dr Mike Sowa and his team at the National Research Council Canada report pre-clinical results showing the potential of NIR spectral imaging for intra-operative skin flap assessment.

Finding Hard Maize Grains from an Image

NIR imaging can determine the hardness of maizeA novel near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy imaging technique can determine the hardness of maize (corn) grains without destroying them, says a new paper in JNIRS—Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy. This new technique could offer food processors huge savings in time and money compared to other methods for determining grain hardness.


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