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NPG partnership with The Blueprint for interaction data -

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has entered into a partnership with The Blueprint Initiative, under which it will offer, before publication, the biomolecular interaction data content of nine NPG journals to BIND, the public database of The Blueprint. The Blueprint has been obtaining interactions of Nature since October 2003 and gives… Read More

Drug firms spend $6.67m on medical publishing -

A report titled 'Pharmaceutical Medical Publications: Winning Physician Support' has concluded that medical publications spend $6.67 million on an average to publish articles about popular drugs. The research, conducted by Cutting Edge Information, studied the budgets of scientific or medical publications and staffing requirements of 16 popular and niche brands.… Read More

Thomson ISI adds JGE content to database -

Thomson ISI has added content from the Journal of Geophysics and Engineering (JGE) to its database. Products that have been added to the research list of Thomson ISI include Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCIE) and Current Contents/Engineering, and Computing & Technology (CC/EC&T). A portion of the content can be read free… Read More

Infotrieve to use Inxight’s entity extraction tool -

Content management software and services provider Infotrieve, US, has announced that it is deploying Inxight Software's ThingFinder entity extraction engine. Infotrieve had launched Life Science Research Center (LSRC), a web-based search interface for scientists. LSRC allows complete-text searching of stored scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature, patents, drug pipeline data,… Read More

NIH-funded studies to be released in open access web site -

The US' National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that, beginning May 2, authors who are funded by the NIH will be requested to submit their study to its open access web site, PubMed Central, once the study is accepted for publication. In 2004 alone, NIH has sponsored $14.6 billion… Read More

‘Industrial Biotechnology’ journal to be launched -

Gen Publishing Inc., US, is to release a new journal titled Industrial Biotechnology at the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocess in Orlando, Florida, on April 20. The magazine is focused on the emergence of biotechnology as a vital force for environmental sustainability. It will record the presence of… Read More


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