Survival of the fittest in drug design
Genetic algorithms are enabling scientists to design better drugs and engineer superior gene pools for procreation purposes.
Michael J. Felton
Dimerized isobutene: An alternative to MTBE
Indirect alkylation produces branched paraffin dimers, providing a viable substitute for MTBE in gasoline.
Aspi K. Kolah, Qi Zhiwen, Sanjay M. Mahajani
High-throughput protein crystallography
Large amounts of data, analyzed simultaneously, provide new insights into proteinligand interactions, accelerating the pace of drug discovery.
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The emerging technology trajectory
The new biotech tools allow entrepreneurial companies to perform R&D more rapidly and less expensively, thus lowering entry barriers. This changes everything for chemical firms as well.
B. Bowonder, P. Srinivas Yadav, S. Krishnan