Volume 3, Issue 5; November 2001
Editor: Jonathan M Goodman
- A European platform (EC funded) for access and retrieval of full
text and factual information in the Life Sciences, run from
Our aim is to ensure high-quality,
peer-reviewed, complete searchable
combinations of information that would
be made available on the desktop of
e very scientist throughout the world,˛
explains Frank Gannon, EMBOšs
Executive Director. It will operate in harmony with PubMed
and PubMed Central.
is a free Java Applet for the online 3D Visualization of Molecular Models.
- An internet navigator for the chemistry industry. It claims to be
"the internet navigator..." but it avaerages less than 500 page views per day.
- ChemNetBase provides a wealth of chemical
information from Chapman & Hall/CRC, and offers the possibility of free trial access.
- The Gold Book
- How do you name molecules? This is the official IUPAC answer.
It is not an easy question.
- British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service:
Browse British Official Publications over the period 1688-1995.
Useful for contemporary issues. For example: should the British Museum
charge an entrance fee?
A discussion is available from 1774. The debate continues.
- Exploring Modern Computational Chemistry
- A conference at Nottingham, July 31st to August 2nd, 2002, will be attended by
many of the world's leading computational chemists.
- Molecular scale transistors
- How small is it possible to make a transistor? It is possible to get down to molecular
dimensions, according to this report from Bell Labs.
- Computing in the data decade.
The NPACI received $53million to build a teragrid.
The NPACI is the National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure
- Peer-to-Peer networking for academia
- Will peer to peer networking have an impact on academia?
- The Bioperl Project is an international association
of developers of open source Perl tools for
bioinformatics, genomics and life science research. Perl has a key role as
it saved the human
genome project! The bioperl servers reside in Cambridge, Massachusetts USA with
facilities donated by Genetics Institute.
- A guide to chemistry, run by About.
- CHI - chemical informatics conference
- First Announcement and Call for Papers for the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's
Sixth Annual Chemoinformatics conference.
© 2001 J M Goodman, Cambridge