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Fiber Science and Technology - Memorial Symposium
Kunio Kimura | added on Mar 23, 2011 | Japan
The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan has the memorial symposium on the International Chemistry Year jointly with the annual conference on June 8, 2011. We invite three speakers from Asia and Europe for understanding of fiber chemistry.
Me Too Drugs: R&D Innovations or Imitations?
Tanya Fogg | added on Mar 17, 2011 | United States
A “me too” drug is similar in chemical structure or has the same mechanism of action as the protype. According to the 2004 FDA report, only about one-third of the drug license application approvals over the preceding eight years were considered as ‘new’.
Café CIC Cheeses of the World: Une soirée à la fromagerie
Frances Sutherland | added on Mar 02, 2011 | Canada
The Edmonton local section of the CIC’s signature event is the Café CIC. This outreach event is a public lecture on chemistry with a twist. It usually features a popular food or beverage as a topic with an accompanying practical laboratory component (i.e. a tasting) that can be enjoyed by participants.
El Futuro de la Industria Quimica - Future of Chemicals
Alexander Torrado | added on Feb 18, 2011 | Colombia
La crisis económica global está causando cambios profundos en la economía -- la industria química no es excepción. Mirando al futuro a 20-30 años, una serie de grandes "megatendencias" (demografía, distribución de la riqueza, clima, recursos naturales, sociedad...) influenciarán decididamente el desarrollo económico del planet
Chemistry without Borders – Immigration for International Scientists
Tanya Fogg | added on Feb 16, 2011 | United States
Martin Lawler, of Lawler & Lawler will discuss what foreign-born scientists need to know to legally work in the US and gain citizenship. Registration and more information at www.acswebinars.org/lawler.