• 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 ...

  • Added 7th April 2014

    Mobile augmented reality

    As smartphones and tablets become like an extra appendage for the majority of people, the creators of augmented reality applications must consider how they can best be used with mobile ...

  • Added 7th April 2014

    Green plastics to biomedical applications

    What happens when you cross biopolymers and inorganic nanomaterials? You get high-performance properties that also sport eco-friendly characteristics. Dubbed bionanocomposites, these materials could have relevance in everything from food packaging ...

  • Added 7th April 2014

    Driving innovations in crop research

    Agriculture is key to our survival. But the many challenges of cultivating crops around the world demand agricultural innovations, particularly in the area of organic farming. It is an industry ...

  • Added 13th March 2014

    Scholarly Literature and Medical Affairs

    Most medical affairs professionals would love to be able to access any articles they want at any time, but unfortunately slim budgets for R&D libraries mean that everyone must be ...

  • Added 13th March 2014

    Methods of Estimating Shale Gas Resources

    Shale gas production is nothing new, yet estimates of recoverable shale gas resources are still frustratingly uncertain. A closer look at case studies of the U.S.’s Marcellus shale and a ...

  • Added 13th March 2014

    Safety Training for the Oil and Gas Worker

    Facing a fatality rate that is 7 times greater than other industries in the U.S., oil and gas extraction workers need the protection of standards and regulations. O&G companies must ...