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14 Nov, 2018iPSC Models to Improve Efficiency of Drug Discovery and Development


Stem cells have attracted a great deal of deserved attention due to their lineage-independent characteristics. In other words, they have the potential to be differentiated into a countless number of cell types. Adult stem cells, otherwise known as inducible pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), are particularly favorable as research tools because they are derived from a patient’s somatic cells such as blood, skin or muscle.

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02 Aug, 2018Clean & Green: Chemistry for a Sustainable Future


Two global forces are at odds today – the push for “greener” processes and the demand for lower prices for prescription drugs and materials. Governments and corporations across the globe are adopting policy initiatives and driving scientific innovations to promote sustainable technologies, resulting in an explosion of discoveries based on both chemical- and biocatalytic transformations.

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24 Jul, 2018A.I. – Elevating the Computing Power of Scientists and Companies


AI’s use in drug discovery is beginning to gain momentum, as seen by the number of large pharmas are already working with smaller AI-based biotechs. Though the term “AI” can carry certain mixed perceptions, scientists within pharma and biotech are starting to realize that AI is poised to make the human element more effective.

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18 Dec, 2017Scientist.com Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary


As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to pause and reflect on where Scientist.com has been, where it’s headed and how the drug discovery landscape has evolved.

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07 Dec, 2017The Rise of Data Sciences in Drug Discovery by Manuel Duval, PhD


The management of the logistics and infrastructure required to extract relevant biological information from large sets of various sources is far from trivial.

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