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2014-04-17 16:29:24

Universities and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR) institutes throughout Prague now have access to the latest scientific discoveries thanks to new partnership between CAS and the Prague Consortium COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today a five-year agreement for SciFinder(®), the choice for chemistry research, with the Prague Consortium, a consortium of schools in...

2014-02-20 16:21:25

Agreement with Biopharmaceutical Leader is Indicative of the Longstanding Value of CAS Products COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today a landmark five-year agreement for SciFinder(®), the choice for chemistry research, with AstraZeneca, a leading biopharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of prescription medicines. The...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Lessons Learned at Summer Camp Stick with Kids as They Start New School Year Saugerties, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Kids attending your traditional summer camp might return home knowing how to build a fire, paddle in a kayak, or do a back handspring. But kids who attended Camp Kindness in upstate New York this summer came home with something different: stories of connections they made with farm animals, facts about animals' lives on factory farms, and the desire to adopt a vegetarian...

2010-06-24 09:58:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority on chemical information, reports that in 2009, China surpassed all other countries in the production of bioethanol patents, emerging as the global leader in the commercialization of bioethanol research. In the CAS Chemistry Research Report: China Takes Lead in the Commercialization of Bioethanol, CAS examines 40 years of scientific research into biofuel development. Their key finding is that...

2009-11-23 11:26:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the global expert on chemical information, reports that China's patent office is now the world's leading producer of patent invention applications in chemistry. China trailed Japan's patent office, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the United States' patent office (USPTO) for more than a decade, but passed the USPTO in 2005, WIPO in 2006, and exceeded Japan for the first time on a monthly basis...

2009-09-11 07:16:18

Novel analgesic marks major milestone in scientific discovery Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society, announced that on September 7 it recorded the 50 millionth substance in CAS REGISTRY, the world's most comprehensive and high-quality compendium of publicly disclosed chemical information. The recently registered substance is a novel arylmethylidene heterocycle with analgesic properties. Reaching the 50 million mark so quickly is an indicator of the...

2009-09-08 16:40:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society, announced that on September 7 it recorded the 50 millionth substance in CAS REGISTRY, the world's most comprehensive and high-quality compendium of publicly disclosed chemical information. The recently registered substance is a novel arylmethylidene heterocycle with analgesic properties. Reaching the 50 million mark so quickly is an indicator of the accelerating pace of...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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