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Science Exchange
Science Exchange is an online marketplace for scientific experiments. Imagine eBay, but for scientific knowledge. You post an experiment that you want to outsource, and scientific service providers submit bids to do the work. The goal is to make scientific research more efficient by making it easy for researchers to access experimental expertise from core facilities with underutilized capacity.
http://scienceexchange.com/

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2010 Impact Factor list
A list of some 8000 scientific journals with their Impact Factors could be downloaded from this blog. The list presents data for 2010 as well as 5 year impact factor.
http://scienceforall.org/2010/06/27/complete-list-of-scientific-journals-with-their-impact-factors/

Publishing your research 101 – 3rd episode
The 3rd episode of "Publishing your research 101" by ACS is now available here:
http://pubs.acs.org/page/publish-research/index.html

 

 
Biomed experts
BiomedExperts is the first literature-based scientific professional network that brings the right researchers together and allow them to connect, network, communicate and collaborate online.
http://www.biomedexperts.com/Portal.aspx

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Chemical drawing
A comparison of six packages chemical drawing by ChemSpider.
http://homepage.mac.com/swain/Sites/Macinchem/Reviews/chem_drawing_packages/chem_draw_packages.html

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Scientific mobile applications
Mobile apps for science are expanding in scope and capability very quickly, yet there is no easy way to source information regarding what is available, what the community thinks of these apps (in terms of general reviews) and clustering of these apps into functional groupings. That is the intention of this wiki. It is a community resource for developers and users to share information about the various science apps that are available. We encourage you to participate by adding your comments and adding new pages!
http://www.scimobileapps.com/index.php?title=Category:Chemistry

 

 
Boozy bacteria burst bio-pipelines
Acetobacter aceti bacteria that grow on the ethanol in biofuels can produce acidic metabolites that increase the rate of fatigue cracking in steel pipelines. According to researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the heady brew of ethanol and bacteria increases the rate of steel corrosion by some 25 times in tests on common pipeline materials, X52 and X70 steels. In parallel tests, the team found that the biocide glutaraldehyde commonly used in oil and gas operations can slow bacterial growth and so could be used in ethanol transport to avoid pipeline cracks and fuel leaks.
NIST Finds That Ethanol-Loving Bacteria Accelerate Cracking of Pipeline Steels

Read more hot chemistry news from ChemWeb.com's newsletter: The Alchemist.

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SCMchem, taking place October 31-November 2 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Georgia, is the only event specifically tailored to supply chain, logistics and sourcing executives in chemical and specialty manufacturing in North America. Manufacturers: Register online at www.scmchemical.com or call 646-200-7530 and receive a 25% discount with code 10410XM79EN.

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AgrochemEx 2011 (20-22 October, 2011)
AgrochemEx is an annual agrochemical symposium and exhibition in Shanghai, China. It brings purchasers to the Chinese pesticide manufacturers directly rather than to middle men. Over 500 exhibitors and 12,000 visitors from 77 countries attended in 2010. Its slogan is, "Meet the right person, at the right time, in the right place ."
Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai
http://www.agrochemex.net/English/index.asp

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The 67th API China 9-11 Nov 2011 Naining
API China is China's leading exhibition for the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector covering the complete spectrum of products from raw materials, fine chemicals, intermediates, ingredients, processing machinery and packaging machinery. It is an event for international buyers to meet Asian sellers especially Chinese ingredients manufacturers.
Venue: Nanjing International Expo Centre, China
http://en.apichina.com.cn/

 

SpeChem China 2011 (Shanghai)
SpeChem China 2011 will be held at Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center on November 22-24,2011. Organized by CCPIT Sub-Council of Chemical Industry, the professional international trade promotion organization in China Chemical Industry, and Zhejiang Netsun Co., Ltd., which owns the famous chemical website-www.chemnet.com, SpeChem China is the leading exhibition in China Fine & Specialty Chemical Industry.
http://www.spechemchina.com/en/

 

13th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition
On March 16~18th, 2011, the 12th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition (CAC 2011) achieved a complete success, attracting 760 exhibitors, including 55 international companies and almost 25,000 visitors from 100 different countries. As the largest agrochemical exhibition, CAC contains the historical missions of setting up a better international trade platform, and leading global agrochemical enterprises move past the low point and recreate the glory. Let's meet in Shanghai in 2012!
Venue: Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center
Date: 6-8 March 2012
http://www.agrochemshow.com/en/index.asp

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