From the Editor's Desk

Dear Reader,
Welcome to the BenSci newsletter! It is a pleasure to announce that Bentham Science Publishers (BSP; are launching a newsletter entitled BenSci
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The inaugural BenSci newsletter contains a short paper by Prof. Dr. Huba Kalász on ‘Terrorist attacks or poisoning by organophosphate pesticides - Is there any defence?’; a report on The 1st International Conference on Drug Design & Discovery (Dubai 2008)’; 10 best selections from Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry in ‘News & Views’, interviews of two Nobel Laureates (Prof. Richard Ernst and Sir Harold Kroto); and ‘e-Book Launch’ and Open Access Publications by BSP’ in ‘What’s New from BSP’.

Enjoy reading BenSci!
Sarwat Aziz Abbasi
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