NIR News Blog

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
Posted: 23 March 2015

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) may soon need to add NIR spectroscopy to its approved list of analytical procedures for determining the composition of plant biomass.

Tagged: biofuel
Posted: 5 March 2015

NIR spectroscopy is proving to be quite handy at identifying species of mosquito that transmit malaria, even after the mosquitoes have been frozen or dried and then stored for almost a year.

Tagged: medical


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