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  • Added 20th February 2015

    Driving Personalized Medicine

    While there is no one-size-fits-all "cure for cancer," personalized medicine is ushering in an era of individualized cures. But standardization and more effective analysis is still needed to transform big ...

  • Added 6th February 2015

    Sweet Spot of a Killer

    The challenges of creating new antibacterials Why is the World Health Organization concerned about a post-antibiotic era in which common infections can kill? What are the difficulties of designing antibacterial ...

  • Added 5th February 2015

    Enabling Information Discovery

    Some researchers prefer structure and compound searches for finding relevant reaction and substance data. Others prefer natural language searches. Until now, both types of researcher were missing the full picture. ...

  • Added 3rd February 2015

    The Connectionist Approach to Finding Drug Targets

    Identifying drug targets demands evidence from many sources, buried in volumes of literature. But if researchers are able to uncover key biological relationships, it's possible to obtain a better understanding ...

  • Added 3rd February 2015

    Strategic Partnering in O&G

    A company's success is not defined only by its assets, but also by its capabilities–in other words, how it does what it does. Complex bundles of capabilities provide competitive advantage ...

  • Added 30th January 2015

    Resource Efficiency in Chemical Engineering

    With energy and materials costs on the rise, and availability on the decline, the demand for resource efficiency grows. In the chemicals industry, integrative methods are needed to meet this ...

  • Added 29th January 2015

    Support For Critical Drug Repurposing Decisions

    Finding new uses for existing drugs is a huge cost-saver for pharma companies, but the amount of research needed to do this is daunting. Fortunately, customized informatics solutions have proven ...

  • Added 6th January 2015

    Boosting the Success of Medical Device Development

    From the earliest stages of creation to post-market surveillance, medical device development is a complex process that demands the support of biomedical literature. A solid monitoring strategy is critical for ...

  • Added 22nd December 2014

    Vital Data for DDI Risk Mitigation

    As use of prescriptions and drug combinations rise, the risk of drug-drug interactions (DDIs) increases. Testing and mitigation strategies help ensure safety, but for maximum effectiveness, data from sources like ...

  • Added 15th December 2014

    Better Living Through R&D

    In this revealing interview, Kao Corporation's Atsushi Suzuki offers a behind-the-scenes look at the path that the MegRhythm Steam Eye Mask took as it went from a promising concept to ...