Informatics Features for January 2010
This article is involved with the impact that social networking is beginning to make on drug discovery process. While bioinformaticsand chemoinformatics underpin research at a scientific level, rapid communication between individual researchers across continents now allows the global exchange of ideas, tools and technologies.Networking at this level of speed and reach is quite a recent phenomenon. It facilitates the developmentof common interests, accelerates technology transfer and increases cooperative and competitive behaviour. The article critically evaluates different web-based networking approaches as effectivere sources for the drug discovery scientist.
14 January, 2010