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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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14 Nov, 2017“Translating Drug Discovery into Medicines” at the 4th Drug Discovery Innovation Programme


Scientist.com’s Director of Data Science and Bioinformatics, Manuel Duval, PhD, reports on the “Translating Drug Discoveries into Medicines” panel at the 4th Drug Discovery Innovation Programme.

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08 Sep, 2014Protocols.io: Crowdsourcing Scientific Protocols


Anyone who has taken a general laboratory class knows that the lab manual has multiple protocols that one follows in order to complete…

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14 Aug, 2014Innovation Goes Front and Center in Drug Discovery


“Innovation” is suddenly the word on everybody’s lips.  Pfizer launched “Centers for Therapeutic Innovation”, Johnson and Johnson followed with their “Innovation Centres” and…

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