ACD/Labs and SORD capture 'lost chemistry'

06 November 2006

The Selected Organic Reactions Database is tapping into the vast reserves of chemical reaction information from academic research that has been locked away for 50 years in theses and dissertations.

Graphene scientist scoops Mott Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics

02 November 2006

Professor Andre Geim has been awarded the 2007 Mott Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics for his groundbreaking work on two-dimensional atomic crystals back in 2004.

GenoLogics receives second round of funding

02 November 2006

GenoLogics, a developer of lab and scientific data management solutions, has completed a second round of financing led by OVP Venture Partners in Seattle.

Free trial of Star-P for SGI Altix customers

02 November 2006

SGI is now giving SGI Altix customers a free, one-year subscription to Interactive Supercomputings (ISC) Star-P, an interactive desktop tool for rapidly solving large scientific and engineering problems.

Agilent Technologies joins BioIT alliance

02 November 2006

Agilent Technologies has joined the BioIT Alliance, a cross-industry group working together to improve biomedical information technology with an early focus on addressing data-capture and data-integration.

GeneBio's Phenyx chosen for Spanish proteomics research network

02 November 2006

GeneBio's Phenyx will become the default protein identification software for ProteoRed at the National Centre for Biotechnology/CSIC in Madrid, for the use of proteomics researchers all over Spain.

Second consecutive win for CD-adapco aided F1 team

02 November 2006

Fernando Alonso of the Renault F1 Team won his second successive FIA Formula One Drivers World Championship, thanks to an excellent engine designed using CD-adapcos computational fluid dynamics software.

$13 million grant for Berkeley Lab crystallography research

02 November 2006

The US Department of Energys Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has received two new grants worth $13 million to improve software and increase automation in crystallographic processes.

DEM Solutions extends US market presence

31 October 2006

DEM Solutions, a leading developer of DEM (discrete element method) software solutions, has opened a US office in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

CAS agreement with Brazilian universities expands access to SciFinder Scholar

27 October 2006

Chemical Abstracts Service is continuing its agreement with the Brazilian Ministry of Education CAPES group to provide the SciFinder Scholar research tool to a consortium Brazillian Universities.

ClinPhone acquires DataLabs

27 October 2006

ClinPhone has acquired DataLabs, an electronic data capture (EDC) vendor, enabling ClinPhone to offer a comprehensive suite of clinical trial management and data capture systems.

$10 million investment in InforSense expansion

25 October 2006

InforSense has received an investment of $10m, led by two of its largest investors, Fleming Family & Partners (FF&P) and Imperial Innovations Group.