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Unlocking the potential of the Reaxys PhD prize – insights from 4 winners and finalists

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 by

The Reaxys PhD Prize, which honors young chemists for their innovative research, is now in its 10th year. It is a worldwide competition, open to those who are doing (or have recently completed) their PhD in any area of chemistry. Finalists each year automatically become a part of the Reaxys Prize Club, an exclusive international network of chemists from all research areas and career paths. Members of the club are also awarded with a broad range of benefits including free access to Reaxys, travel grants to network and explore research collaborations, and much more.

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Finding the Corpus of Knowledge for Machine Learning/AI In Chemistry

Posted on January 14th, 2020 by

Machine learning for predicting chemistry is an area of intense research and publication. However, since the terminology used to describe this activity is diverse it can be difficult to identify all of the publications describing use of computers to predict chemical outcomes or retrosynthesis paths.

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New studies question what we thought we knew about aspirin

Posted on December 17th, 2019 by

For decades, aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) has been viewed as something of a wonder drug. A staple in most households, people have turned to it for everything from headache relief to heart attack prevention. However, recent studies have raised some serious questions about the benefits of regular aspirin usage.

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Help data sets along on their journey to meaningful insights

Posted on September 25th, 2018 by

Applying data sets to solve complex problems can be a challenging task, and Elsevier seeks talented individuals in data science and other fields to join us in our mission to lead the way in advancing science, technology and health. (more…)

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