Hello all. For this week’s Spectroscopist newsletter we’ve chosen to highlight some short-yet-sweet stories on the research happening in spectroscopy right now. The first two highlight the technique’s role as a guiding light (get it?) in exploring mysterious unknowns, while the latter two showcase the method’s utility in medical care. I hope you enjoy the read(s), and I also hope you’re all staying safe in these troubling times.

Wishing you all the best, Matthew Hallam, Editor

Search for the Unknown
08/29/2020 | Lauren Robertson
A new NMR spectroscopy system could help researchers get to grips with the metabolome
Methane on Mars?
08/17/2020 | Lauren Robertson
The ESA’s ExoMars mission finds new gas signatures on the Red Planet
Raman on the Brain
08/26/2020 | Lauren Robertson
An enhanced spectroscopic approach could be the answer to Alzheimer’s biomarker detection
Mending a Broken Heart
08/11/2020 | Lauren Robertson
Spectral mapping could help treat serious heart arrhythmia
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