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Ontologies – what do they have to do with pharma research?

Posted on August 24th, 2022 by in AI & Data

You would be forgiven for thinking that the topic of ontology is more the domain of philosophers or linguists – and not necessarily the concern of someone working in the life sciences. After all, the first definition you get if you Google the word ontology is “the branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being”. But dive deeper into the term, and you’ll discover that it’s about classifications of things and their relationships to each other – and that can most certainly be of interest to scientists.

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Reaxys User Day 2022: Sharing insights and tips for streamlining the chemist workflow

Posted on June 14th, 2022 by in Chemistry

Whether you are an academic seeking a potential next-level cancer treatment, a pharma company charting out the competitive landscape, or a researcher wanting to stay on top of the latest bioactivity and pharmacological data relevant to your specialty, the Reaxys User Day 2022 proved a cornucopia of tips and tricks for chemists on how to streamline their workflow. Now, in case you missed the big day, these presentations are now online. Watch and learn.

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Reaxys User Day 2022: Researcher secrets in the spotlight

Posted on May 26th, 2022 by in Chemistry

In April, Elsevier hosted the first Reaxys User Day to learn from expert users and share best practices. Attendees were also updated on how the expert-curated chemistry database has dramatically upped its ability to streamline R&D. We spoke with senior director Ivan Krstic about how Reaxys is turning data into actionable insights to better understand the competitive landscape, design novel compounds, and generally accelerate synthetic chemistry. “Today is about sharing the amazing strides we’ve made,” says Ivan.

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Elsevier and LG: Turning data into action

Posted on April 28th, 2022 by in AI & Data

There are life-changing insights waiting to be found in chemistry data. The critical information waiting to be unlocked can lead to incredible technology advances and medical breakthroughs. But there is so much data out there, and it is multiplying rapidly. At Elsevier, we are excited about a new partnership with world-renowned innovator LG that we are confident will enable researchers to discover and surface more relevant chemistry facts and relationships from scientific literature than ever before.

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