Researchers from Florida International University investigate if they can use SERS to rapidly detect synthetic cannabinoids in oral fluid. Continue reading Can metal nanoparticles and portable lasers detect synthetic cannabinoids in saliva?
A team in Spain developed a rapid and accurate way to detect chemical warfare agents- in the air. Continue reading Can Raman spectroscopy protect us from nerve gas?
Private sector scientists working for Real-Time Analyzers, Inc (RTA) explore the possibility of enhancing the signal of cocaine to forensically relevant levels using gold nanoparticles. Continue reading Augmenting Cocaine Signals with Gold
Researchers explore the possibility of using ultraviolet light to detect cocaine in saliva, without pre-treating the sample. Continue reading The Case for the Detection of Cocaine in Saliva
Researchers at the University at Albany have determined how to track changes in blood stains to determine their age using Raman spectroscopy. Continue reading How can blood tell us when a crime happened?
Researchers at Oregon State University examine a more efficient method for the detection of THC in body fluids. Continue reading An alternative method for detecting THC in body fluids