Search PubChem for Molecular Structures with ChemSpy.com

Elsevier MDL announced on December 19 that it is working with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help catalog additional information on the biological properties of small molecules in the freely available PubChem database. A press release says that Elsevier MDL will enrich the growing PubChem resource for the scientific community by furnishing chemical […]

King Kong’s Monkey Love

Sex smells, according to Joshuah Bearman of the LAWeekly who wrote to sciencebase today to alert us to his article on King Kong’s Monkey Love (obviously, he’s well aware that Kong is an ape not a monkey, but allow him some artistic licence, he is after all telling us about the birds and the bees, […]

Drug Boosts Brain Cannabinoids

Latest on Urealert – a new drug known cryptically as URB597 boosts levels of brain cannabinoids and so could find use as in treating pain, depression, and anxiety disorders, without patients having to use cannabis itself… Did I hear someone say those pesky scientists spoil all the fun? Shame on you!