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St. Patrick’s Day at Beer&W Tek!

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) has been popularized worldwide as a time to celebrate by wearing … Continue reading

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022

Friday, February 11th was International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022.  This day was declared in 2015 as … Continue reading

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Using Portable Raman Instrumentation to Make the Wintertime Safer

The winter season can be one of the most beautiful times of the year. Unfortunately, along with the freshly fallen … Continue reading

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Using Raman to Choose the Ingredients for Santa’s Treats

Happy Holidays from Your Spectroscopy Partner! In the USA, putting out a plate of cookies and a glass of milk … Continue reading

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Kombucha, A Healthy Supplement for Your Thanksgiving Table.

Happy Turkey Day!!! Thanksgiving is a celebration of giving thanks for the harvest and of the past year1. Many countries … Continue reading

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1064 nm Raman Excitation of Fluorescent Pumpkin Seed Oil

Happy Halloween! Jack-O-Lanterns, pumpkins with ghoulish faces placed in front of homes, have been a symbol of Halloween for centuries1. Because … Continue reading

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Raman Spectroscopy of Italian Cheeses

September is National Italian Cheese Month! Did you know that there are over 450 varieties of Italian cheeses?  The most … Continue reading

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What is Resonance Raman?

What is Resonance Raman? In this blog post, we’ll cover an underutilized aspect of Raman spectroscopy: resonance Raman scattering. Resonance … Continue reading

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I Want a New Drug: All About New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

NPS is a term in the fields of forensics, law enforcement, and toxicology that stands for “new psychoactive substances”. The … Continue reading

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Direct Analysis of Tapestry Dyes with Raman Spectroscopy

Tapestry is very important to the history of woven textiles. Egyptian cave paintings of weavers date them back to 3000 … Continue reading

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