New Pain Pill Could Save Your Sperm

Research in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters reveals successful trials of EM-1 painkillers with minimal effects on male... Read more

The Economics of Ridiculously Expensive Art

What would possess someone to buy Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundifor US$450 million? You might think it’s an investment –... Read more

Keyhole Surgery More Effective Than Open Surgery For Ruptured Aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and... Read more

Are Cryptocurrencies A Dream Come True For Cyber-Extortionists?

When malicious software takes over computers around the world, encrypts their data and demands a ransom to decode the information, regular activities... Read more

‘Scars’ Left by Icebergs Record West Antarctic Ice Retreat

Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs which broke free from glaciers more than ten... Read more

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Calling all biological and biochemical researchers, we need you!

Creating a computer simulation to emulate a living system is a massive undertaking. However, we want you to... Read more


Impact Factors: Serials on the Rise!

With world-class subject expert Serial and Volume Editors commissioning content written by global leading researchers, Serials have had... Read more


New ScienceDirect® Book Homepages Offer Clearer Book Identity, Faster Downloads and Greater Ease of Use

The previous ScienceDirect® article described Elsevier’s revamped journal homepages, and how they are making life easier for the... Read more

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Using data for good to solve humanitarian issues

Researchers are increasingly using their domain expertise to tackle many of the world’s problems such as hunger, pandemics... Read more

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Human Cells + Tech = Accelerated Drug Development and Treatment

Some scientific advancements can be both awe-inspiring and just a little creepy at the same time. In the... Read more

Pharmaceutical Sciences

How Drug Repurposing Is Revitalizing the Pharma Industry

The average expense of bringing a new drug to market has increased by more than 200 percent since... Read more

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Are Drug-Drug Interactions Today’s Biggest Health Threat?

The use of prescription medicines is sharply on the rise. Over the past decade, the number of adults... Read more

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Drawbacks of Consumer Genetic Testing – And What Pharma Can Do To Make It Better

Genetic testing has become a big hit with consumers. Companies like and 23andMe flood the airwaves with... Read more

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