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MR spectroscopy aids in distinguishing recurring brain tumors from changes related to treatment
MR spectroscopy may be a useful adjunct to conventional imaging to distinguish recurrent tumor from treatment-related change in the brain such as inflammation or dead cells, says a new study by researchers from the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, MI. (2004-05-03)
International award for Strathclyde chemistry lecturer
A senior lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde has won an international award for achievements in his field, including the development of techniques for diagnosing brain tumors. (2016-08-02)
Bone marrow fat may indicate bone weakening
Measuring bone marrow fat (BMF) along with bone mineral density (BMD) can better predict weakening of bones than either test done alone, a new study indicates. (2004-12-07)
IOS Press launches new journal, Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging
IOS Press is pleased to announce the launch of Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging, the first journal to integrate the broad areas of spectroscopy and imaging. (2012-07-13)
SAGE to begin publishing Applied Spectroscopy with the Society for Applied Spectroscopy
London, UK. SAGE, a world leading independent and academic publisher, today announced that as of January 2016 it is to begin publishing Applied Spectroscopy in partnership with the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. (2015-10-06)
Non-invasive technique may help detect skin and other cancers
Researchers have developed a non-invasive technique that allows clinicians to accurately detect various forms of skin cancer. (2015-07-06)
Media advisory: Scientific societies to meet in California
The Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy Pacific Conference will be held jointly in Ontario, Calif., October 6-8. (1999-10-04)
A new X-ray spectroscopic tool for probing the interstellar medium
Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing the first clear detection of signatures long sought in the spectra of X-ray astronomical sources, the so-called EXAFS signatures, standing for (2009-03-31)
NC State physicists get first glimpse of nanoscale molecular behavior
A team of North Carolina State University physicists has discovered a new method for measuring the molecular properties of materials, which could assist in the development of a wide variety of cutting-edge nanostructure technologies. (2000-11-05)
MR spectroscopy significantly reduces need for breast biopsy
Researchers have found that imaging suspicious breast lesions with magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy reduced the need for biopsy by 58 percent. (2006-05-30)
MR spectroscopy helps identify cancerous breast tumors
Measuring the biochemical changes in breast tumors with magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy enables radiologists to more accurately distinguish benign tumors from cancerous ones. (2005-07-26)
Improved technique determines structure in membrane proteins
By combining custom-built spectrometers, novel probe designs and faster pulse sequences, a team led by Illinois chemistry professor Chad Rienstra has developed unique capabilities for probing protein chemistry and structure through the use of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. (2008-08-17)
Researchers hone technique for finding signs of life on the Red Planet
Alison Olcott Marshall and Craig Marshall want to improve the way unmanned Mars probes detect condensed aromatic carbon, thought to be a chemical signature of astrobiology. (2015-05-14)
Joint international research project leads to a breakthrough in terahertz spectroscopy
Although terahertz spectroscopy has great potential, especially for environmental monitoring and security screening applications, it previously could not be used effectively to study nanocrystals or molecules at extremely low concentrations. (2015-01-28)
Mapping biodiversity and conservation hotspots of the Amazon
Researchers have used remote sensing data to map out the functional diversity of the Peruvian Andes and Amazon basin, a technique that revealed hotspots for conservation. (2017-01-26)
Mapping Biodiversity and Conservation Hotspots of the Amazon
Researchers have used remote sensing data to map out the functional diversity of the Peruvian Andes and Amazon basin, a technique that revealed hotspots for conservation. (2017-02-09)
Breakthrough study opens door to broader biomedical applications for Raman spectroscopy
Raman spectroscopy has enabled incredible advances in numerous scientific fields and is a powerful tool for tissue classification and disease recognition, although there have been considerable challenges to using the method in a clinical setting. (2013-02-19)
Beware doping athletes! This sensor may be your downfall
A new light-trapping sensor, developed by a University at Buffalo-led team of engineers and described in an Advanced Optical Materials study, makes infrared absorption more sensitive, inexpensive and versatile. (2017-07-31)
Protein structure determined in living cells
The function of a protein is determined both by its structure and by its interaction partners in the cell. (2009-03-05)
Researchers demonstrate single molecule absorption spectroscopy
A powerful new tool for probing molecular structure on surfaces has been developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (2005-12-20)
For diabetics, spectroscopy may replace painful pinpricks
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken a key step toward developing a portable device to test diabetics' blood glucose by shining a light through their skin. (2011-10-24)
Brookhaven scientist Peter Johnson shares American Physical Society Oliver E. Buckley Prize
Peter Johnson, a physicist at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, is one of three recipients of the American Physical Society's 2011 Oliver E. (2010-12-02)
Manufacturers, researchers urged to monitor polymer synthesis as it occurs
Polymer chemists will speed discovery, improve quality control, and reduce waste and byproduct production if they observe what they are doing as they do it. (2001-04-01)
Terahertz technology fights fashion fraud
Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory have published research that demonstrates how a technique called terahertz time-domain spectroscopy could be used to help spot fakes and combat textile counterfeiting. (2013-08-08)
Inside rocks, implications for finding life on Mars
UCLA paleobiologist J. William Schopf and colleagues have produced three dimensional images of ancient fossils - 650 million to 850 million years old - preserved in rocks, an achievement never done before. (2006-01-31)
Terence James Parker wins 2007 Kenneth J. Button Prize
Terence James Parker has been chosen to receive the Kenneth J. (2007-08-31)
MR spectroscopy may help avoid invasive procedures and treatments for recurrent brain lesions
A clinical decision model which uses MR spectroscopy to help physicians differentiate between recurrent tumors and changes in the brain tissue due to radiation treatments, may help patients avoid invasive procedures and treatments, according to a study performed at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Mich. (2009-02-02)
Research project to help pharmaceutical industry examine molecular structure of pills
Two Syracuse University researchers are conducting research to develop a new tool for the pharmaceutical industry that will more closely examine the molecular structure of pills -- potentially aiding companies in developing safer and more effective medications. (2001-05-01)
7.0T NMR assesses changes in hippocampal neurons in animal models of Alzheimer's disease
7.0T NMR assesses changes in hippocampal neurons in animal models of Alzheimer's disease. (2014-04-30)
Listening to ancient colors
A team of McGill chemists have discovered that a technique known as photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy could be used to identify the composition of pigments used in art work that is decades or even centuries old. (2010-09-02)
RIT and ASD Inc. host symposium on trends in spectroscopy Jan. 21
Rochester Institute of Technology and Analytical Spectral Devices Inc. will host a workshop on current applications and trends in spectroscopy. (2016-01-20)
7.0T NMR assesses changes in hippocampal neurons in animal models of Alzheimer's disease
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy can quantitatively analyze in vivo abnormalities of biochemical metabolism within brain tissue in a noninvasive and non-radioactive manner. (2014-08-04)
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy under real ambient pressure conditions
Researchers in the Institute for Molecular Science (Japan) and their collaborators have improved an ambient-pressure photoelectron spectroscopy instrument using hard X-rays and succeeded in photoelectron spectrometry under real atmospheric pressure for the first time in the world. (2017-06-27)
Springer editorial board member receives Humboldt Research Award
Dr. Gottfried Otting, a professor at the Australian National University, Research School of Chemistry, has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award. (2010-03-15)
Structure Of HDL Cholesterol Determined
Using novel methods for performing infrared spectroscopy University of Pennsylvania Medical Center researchers have resolved a contentious scientific debate over the structure of high-density lipoproteins, or HDL particles, the so-called (1999-05-24)
Bomb scares: An ODD solution
Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate may have a better solution to detecting just what's in that suspicious package. (2010-04-08)
The smallest ever computer chips require a new level of quality assurance
Semi-conductor chip materials have to be transparent to light at low wavelengths. (2000-08-22)
Photon recoil provides new insight into matter
Quantum logic spectroscopy has been significantly extended: The new method is called (2014-01-30)
Computing breakthrough could elevate security to unprecedented levels
By using pulses of light to dramatically accelerate quantum computers, University of Michigan researchers have made strides in technology that could foil national and personal security threats. (2007-08-16)
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