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May 09, 2018
Functional neuroimaging was the topic of the May 3 meeting of the New York–New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (NYSAS), which was held at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The invited speaker was Professor Laleh Najafizadeh, who is an assistant professor and the director of the Integrated Systems and Neuroimaging Laboratory in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rutgers.
Apr 30, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors
A recent study used combined chemical analysis approach to investigate rat brains harvested one week after induction of photothrombotic stroke.
Apr 23, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors
Bruker Corporation (Billerica, Massachusetts) has acquired Anasys Instruments Corporation, a privately held company that develops and manufactures nanoscale infrared (nano IR) spectroscopy and thermal measurement instruments such as atomic force microscopy and white-light interferometric 3D microscopy.
Apr 23, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors
Specac Limited, a provider of accessories for infrared and X-ray spectroscopy has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in the category of International Trade.
Apr 20, 2018
The March meeting of the New York–New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (NYSAS) was held on March 28 in the Ceramics Research building at Rutgers University. The invited speaker was Professor John A. Reffner of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, New York.
Apr 05, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors
Here, we present a selection of statistics we collected this year that characterize this year’s salary survey.
Apr 04, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors
Spectroscopy is seeking contributed manuscripts for its August 2018 supplement on infrared (IR) spectroscopy, including far-infrared, mid-infrared, and near-infrared (NIR) techniques.
Mar 19, 2018
Nearly six months after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, residents there are still coping with the aftermath. Among those affected are university professors and students, particularly in the sciences, because the long period without electricity and mold growth severely damaged and in some cases destroyed sensitive equipment and laboratories. To gain a fuller picture of the situation, we talked to Fabiola Pagán Meléndez, an undergraduate chemistry student from the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus, about her experience and how the storm has affected her studies and future plans. Pagán is also a journalist for the student-run media outlet Pulso Estudiantil, and right after the hurricane, she recorded a video that was distributed by NBC News. She was also quoted in a story in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Mar 12, 2018
The February meeting of the New York-New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (NYSAS) was held on February 20 at Fairleigh Dickinson University, organized in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, and the Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society.
Mar 09, 2018
By Spectroscopy Editors
A team of researchers at Mississippi State University has used laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) to compare a variety of commercial milk products.
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