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Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 13th, 2017 by in Chemistry

Chemistry Opinion Survey 2017-12-11 15-06-07

Chemistry and its importance in everyday life is often underrated at best, and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »

As The Hive Evolves, More Companies Prepare to Join the Program

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

This year, four companies working in early-stage drug development were able to power their efforts with an array of Elsevier tools by participating in The Hive. Now, more promising pharma and biotech start-ups are in the process of entering into The Hive Continue reading “As The Hive Evolves, More Companies Prepare to Join the Program” »

Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition

Posted on December 4th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

In a piece featured in the PharmaTimes, Katrina Megget points out the sad state of affairs when it comes to clinical trials, highlighting some appalling stats on the frequent failure to reach enrollment targets (in some cases, not finding any patients at all) and the tendency for studies to go on far longer than anticipated. Continue reading “Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition” »