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CAS introduces chemical information service through mobiles -

Chemical information, along with structures, can be delivered using handheld devices such as BlackBerry. A demonstration of the first-ever portable delivery was given by Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS) at the CAS European Conference in Vienna. Brian Bergner, Vice President of CAS, led the team that worked on providing science data… Read More

Research and Markets offers Pharmaceutical R& D Statistical Sourcebook -

Research and Markets has added the Pharmaceutical Research and Development (R&D) Statistical Sourcebook 2005/2006 to its portfolio of services. The Statistical Sourcebook contains studies, analyses, articles and data that project the developments defining the pharma industry and R&D. The content covers diverse topics including drug discovery, R&D performance and productivity… Read More

Outsourced publishing not productive for drug firms: study -

A study released by Research and Markets points out that pharmaceutical firms increasingly treat medical publications as a key marketing channel. According to Jon Hess, senior analyst at Cutting Edge Information, pharmaceutical companies lack publication departments that may handle the internal works of the brands. This, he adds, results in… Read More

Co-founder of PLoS criticises commercial scientific publishing -

Michael Eisen, co-founder of the Public Library of Science (PLoS) and computational biologist, has remarked that 95 percent of science research studies are still controlled by commercial publishers such as Elsevier and Springer. Although the distribution cost of the papers has been reduced to zero due to the trend of… Read More

Wiley launches Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection -

John Wiley & Sons, US, has introduced the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection as part of its collection of digital libraries. The collection will be offered through InterScience, the company's online publishing platform. The Backfile collection will cover the content of 13 journal titles published during 1968-1998. It will also be… Read More

Chemistry journal celebrates 10th anniversary -

The 10th anniversary of Chemistry, a European Journal was celebrated on April 15, 2005 at France. The event was commemorated by a symposium titled 'Stimulating Concepts in Chemistry' held at the Institute of Supramolecular Science and Engineering (ISIS). Eminent chemistry professors lectured on subjects such as molecular electronics and switches,… Read More

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