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January 15, 2005 (Vol. 25, No. 2)

BioScreening.com: Drug Discovery Portal

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Drugs are big business, and where there is money, there are a lot of companies pursuing it. A section of the drug business focuses on drug discovery providing the beat for BioScreening.com, which offers a portal on the subject. Visitors to the site will recognize the commercial nature of the site with prominent advertisements across the top of the opening page. Beneath that is an untidy collection of information in three categories: WebDirectory, News/Press Releases, and Conference Information. Subcategories in the WebDirectory section are abundant in links to sites of companies and general information, but decidedly lacking in direct connections to information, which is frequently a few clicks away (oftentimes requiring registration).
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