News Blog: 2014

Posted: 9 December 2014

Swimmers looking to monitor and improve technique and patients striving to heal injured muscles now have a new NIR-based tool to help reach their goals.

Posted: 9 December 2014

Keith Shepherd has written an interesting blog post for World Soil Day (5 December 2014).

Tagged: soil
Posted: 29 September 2014

NIR spectroscopy could potentially be used to diagnose colorectal cancer, say Chinese scientists.

Tagged: medical
Posted: 28 July 2014

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) using NIR light is being used to create high-resolution, 3-D images of teeth reducing the need for the use of X-rays.

Posted: 24 July 2014

Using the NIR spectrometer on the Hubble Space Telescope, UK and US astronomers have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of three exoplanets, but not as much as they expected.

Tagged: astronomy
Posted: 16 May 2014

Bruker have received two major orders for NIR instrumentation from companies in China.

Tagged: feed, network
Posted: 9 May 2014

Chinese food scientists have used NIR hyperspectral imaging to identify tough and chewy prawns.

Tagged: food
Posted: 23 April 2014

By customising a commercially-available miniature NIR spectrometer, Austrian scientists have produced a portable device for determining the concentration of ethanol in gasoline.

Tagged: fuel, biofuel
Posted: 16 April 2014

Büchi Labortechnik AG has acquired all shares of NIR-Online GmbH.

Posted: 7 April 2014

By monitoring blood flow in the brains of six climbers scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, German medical researchers have identified a possible way to prevent the headaches that are a common feature of altitude sickness. This work appears in the latest issue of JNIRS—Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy.

Tagged: medical


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