News Blog: 2015

Posted: 29 September 2015

A European team of scientists has tried using NIR spectroscopy to determine the species of earthworm responsible for producing specific burrows in soil.

Tagged: soil
Posted: 11 September 2015

Italian scientists have identified the most reliable near- and mid-IR wavelengths for identifying five paint binders commonly used in modern artistic painting.

Tagged: painting
Posted: 28 August 2015

Using various different samples and statistical techniques, Belgian scientists have tried to pinpoint the best wavelengths for monitoring blood glucose levels with NIR spectroscopy.

Tagged: medical
Posted: 15 July 2015

NIR spectroscopy makes an effective and convenient technique for identifying bacterial contamination of aqueous pharmaceutical preparations such as a cough syrup, say Portuguese researchers.

Tagged: medical
Posted: 25 June 2015

By combining NIR spectroscopy with a catheter that can be inserted into the heart, US scientists have come up with a way to determine the effectiveness of a treatment for atrial fibrillation.

Tagged: medical
Posted: 16 June 2015

Italian scientists have used their new method for reducing the size of the data produced by NIR hyperspectral imaging to identify bruised apples.

Tagged: food
Posted: 8 May 2015

Two British soil scientists have shown that vis-NIR spectroscopy can help farmers determine how much phosphorus they should apply to their fields.

Tagged: agriculture
Posted: 23 April 2015

Spanish researchers have shown that NIR spectroscopy can help find mouldy oranges.

Tagged: food
Posted: 9 April 2015

Functional NIR spectroscopy offers an objective way to detect when someone is experiencing physical pain, says US medical researchers.

Tagged: medical
Posted: 27 March 2015

A wireless NIR device is being used to diagnose urinary tract infections in vulnerable patients.

Tagged: medical


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