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Taxonomy to answers

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by in Pharma R&D

What is a Taxonomy?
A taxonomy is a system to classify objects or concepts. We all use such systems to bring order into different aspects of our lives, be it food in the refrigerator, clothes in the closet or files on our laptops. (more…)

More Drugs, Fewer Patients: Limits of Precision Medicine

Posted on November 9th, 2015 by in Chemistry

A number of targeted medications that are highly effective for a subgroup of patients with a particular disease have emerged in the last decade. These are often needed alternatives to debilitating therapies with uncertain outcomes. The small number of patients that benefit from such therapies, however, may pose a serious challenge looking into the future. (more…)

Reaxys: Then & Now

Posted on October 30th, 2015 by in Chemistry

Reaxys, an online chemistry research solution from Reed Elsevier Properties SA, improves R&D productivity by delivering experimental facts on chemical structures, properties, reactions and procedures. It’s been around since 2009, but what came before it directly shaped what Reaxys was, what it is today and what it will be in the future. Discover the history of Reaxys. (more…)

Data, Data and More Data

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 by in Chemistry

Read an excerpt from the Elsevier whitepaper, Big Data, Wider Mindset to discover how systems biology and systems chemistry enable a holistic view of a biological system that is more than it’s sum of molecular components.

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