• Added 20th May 2014

    Coming to terms with changing terminology

    In the rapidly evolving world of semiconductors, hot new trends come and go, and that includes the use of certain terminology. Tech publications were once bursting with terms such as ...

  • Added 15th May 2014

    Genotoxicity assessment of additives

    The synthetic aldehydes known as HCA and BMHCA have a floral scent that makes them ideal for giving fragrance to personal care items such as shampoos and creams and for ...

  • Added 15th May 2014

    Upgrade heavy oils with emerging technology

    Increased production of heavy crude oils has spurred R&D departments everywhere into finding ways to upgrade these materials, and now many different processes are in development. Each of these emerging ...

  • Added 8th May 2014

    Search literature for medical device safety

    Keeping track of your medical devices in the scientific literature is a critical and often challenging responsibility that requires exhaustive, nuanced searching. Donna Sees, an experienced information consultant for pharmaceutical ...

  • Added 8th May 2014

    Nanocellulose: A New Ageless Bionanomaterial

    Cellulose, the planet's most abundant natural polymer, has at last come to prominence as a nanostructured material, known as nanocellulose. With demand for sustainable products at an all-time high, nanocellulose-based ...

  • Added 6th May 2014

    Unstructured Geospatial Information for a Competitive Advantage in Resource Exploration

    Geospatial data can exist on a spectrum from unstructured through structured – based on whether you’re working with maps pulled from documents or precise data in a geographic information system. ...

  • Added 6th May 2014

    Have skill, will travel

    Today, the back office is vital to exploration. Consolidating information into a central library can make a geoscientist's job a lot easier–but that library needs to be accessible from anywhere. ...

  • Added 17th April 2014

    Meeting pharmacovigilance requirements

    New EU guidelines and FDA regulations demand detailed tracking of adverse events for medical devices. Monitoring large amounts of biomedical literature – journals, conferences, patient reports, etc. – may seem ...

  • Added 17th April 2014

    Big data & medicinal chemistry

    Increasingly, researchers are becoming overwhelmed by their own research. The advent of the digital world and an ever-greater need for interdisciplinary research are burdening scientists with more data than they ...

  • Added 14th April 2014

    Systems biology is personalizing medicine

    Doctors of the future may not be diagnosing health problems based on symptoms, but systems. Advances in high-throughput technology are enabling clinicians to look at genomes and other "omics" information ...

  • Added 14th April 2014

    Designer nanoemulsions

    Stable, easy to manufacture and featuring a high loading capacity, nanoemulsions are highly suitable for drug delivery, yet seldom used to deliver therapeutics. Developments in emulsion science and in technologies ...

  • Added 11th April 2014

    Skills to pay the bills

    Workforce shortages, time constraints and piles of raw data conspire to make life difficult for your average geoscientist. To ensure that more time is dedicated to analysis, oil & gas ...

  • Added 11th April 2014

    Equations in Engineering Practice

    This new whitepaper, by Colin Selleck, shares insight on the historical and practical use of equations in engineering practice. It provides practical solutions for the modern engineer's dilemma of too ...

  • Added 11th April 2014

    The architecture of connected information

    Researchers waste hours entering variations on a keyword to find the answers they need – if only the search engine understood not just what you say, but what you mean. ...

  • Added 7th April 2014

    Prioritizing oil & gas worker safety

    Hydraulic fracturing jobs have seen a massive 40% growth, but at the same time there has been a 23% rise in oil and gas fatalities, pointing to the need for ...