Archive for the 'Software Tools' Category


There can be hardly a biomedical scientist who hasn’t heard of PubMed, the NCBI‘s database of medical and biological literature. It’s an exceptionally useful tool, providing free access to an exhaustive, enormous and up-to-date citations database. Typically the database is searched through the PubMed homepage, generating a list of the best matches for the search terms. The interface is reasonably clean and simple and does what it does well.

However, there is a new web-based interface to the PubMed database available. It’s called HubMed and it provides the same search capabilities as PubMed with a couple of exceptionally useful extras. [ more … ]