after data citations, software citations are starting to get serious too now, it seems. Results by the Zenodo team:

Mind blown. Just found out about this "font" that takes advantage of subpixel rendering to be absurdly small:

(Quotes added since the color information is critical; i.e., it's not simply an outline like typical typefaces.)

About my book... "Groovy Cheminformatics rises from the ashes"

I moved to Markdown but wanted to preserve live code and autogenerated reference sections.

fwd: New paper: "Introducing WikiPathways as a Data-Source to Support Adverse Outcome Pathways for Regulatory Risk Assessment of Chemicals and Nanomaterials"


Interested in editing for JOSS ( We're looking to expand our editorial team: #opensource #openscience ⚡️🚀💥


I asked last week about journals to have a look at, and after looking at them today, I picked the Annals, all the way leading up to EurJOC (with a touch of KNCV):

Okay, time for some holiday season data science... I'm going after some of the earliest chemistry journals, and look at the chemicals they published about... Data will end up in (of course). Your most welcome to join.

we've passed the 200 supporters milestone and now are at 227.

Mind you, the ACS also published several journals in the medicine field, and the citation network (DOI-cites-DOI facts) does not only benefit chemistry but health care at large too... it's not too late to sign too

at 168 now... when/if we reach we can reach out to more chemists and start contacting ACS editors and officials... but I need your help reaching this... please spread the petition for more Open Citations:

And past the 150... On Twitter under I have posted a number of use cases.

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