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Elsevier Opens Second Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge


Elsevier Opens Second Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge, Inviting Entrants to Compete in Solving Chemistry Conundrums

Join the ChemSearch Challenge and compete with thousands of chemists from research, education and industry fields to see who can achieve the fastest route to finding answers.

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The New Reaxys: Inspired by Customers, Technology and the Future


The New Reaxys: Inspired by Customers, Technology and the Future

The new Reaxys delivers a dramatically streamlined user interface, the addition of critical patents and literature, a powerful new layer of indexing and data excerption, and easier integration with existing informatics environments.

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Elsevier Welcomes 4 Startups to The Hive


Elsevier Welcomes 4 Startups to The Hive

Four startup companies have been selected for The Hive, Elsevier’s new incubator project for biotech and pharmaceutical startup firms. Participants receive free training and access to solutions such as Reaxys and Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry.

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2016 Reaxys PhD Prize Winners


2016 Reaxys PhD Prize Winners

Congratulations to the 3 winners. This year’s 45 finalists were invited to present their research work at the Symposium held in London. The winners were judged by members of the Reaxys PhD Prize review board.

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ReactionFlash Mobile App: Learn Named Reactions


ReactionFlash Mobile App: Learn Named Reactions

The ReactionFlash app helps users learn and understand named reactions, whether famous or almost forgotten, by providing over 350 learn named reactions and review mechanisms. Explore published examples from Reaxys and see how much knowledge you have retained by taking a fun ReactionFlash Quiz.

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New Insights for Chemists in Industry and Academia

Pharma R&D Today blog

Pharma R&D Today blog | Elsevier

Getting to Chemistry Breakthroughs Faster
Chemists want—and need—a quick and responsive solution for data retrieval from fulltext literature, including patents. Read about the insights that drove ideas for the new Reaxys and the ChemSearch Challenge.

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Chemicals industry insights

Chemicals industry insights | Elsevier

The Future of New Product Development in the Chemical Industry
30-year chemical industry vet Paul Hodges discusses how demographic shifts are changing consumer needs, and how companies should now approach new product development.

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Chemistry education insights

 Chemistry education insights | Elsevier

Teaching Chemistry Information Literacy to Digital Natives
This white paper discusses how to nurture chemistry information literacy and research skills in today’s digital natives, to prepare them to contribute to the crucial chemical discoveries of tomorrow.

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