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  1. Why is access free for academic users?

    Free for academic users? What's the catch? Don’t worry — we’re not spying on you or selling your data. There’s no hidden clause or surprise fees coming later. We’ve developed great technology and we want as m...
  2. How to create an account

    Thank you for your interest in creating an account! Please email support@benchsci.com if you have any questions! 1. Go to signup/login page: app.benchsci.com Check out this article to learn more about eligibility to sign up for an...
  3. Re-visiting recent and saved searches

    When starting a new search, you can readily rerun one of your last 15 searches Planning your next experiments and finding appropriate reagents and model systems can be an iterative process. To help you, clicking into an empty search bar shows y...
  4. How to report inaccuracies, suggest features, or provide other feedback

    Help us improve by sharing your ideas or letting us know if something looks incorrect. Feedback from scientists is what drives improvements to our platform and enhances our database.  Check out this blog post to  see features that ...
  5. Which browsers are compatible with the platform?

    ASCEND's web-based applications work on most modern browsers We support ECMAScript 6 (ES6 2015) Browser Supported browser versions start at Google Chrome (recommended) Chrome 58 (2017) Microsoft Edge Edge 14 (2016) Mozil...
  6. Why do I need to sign up?

    Not all of our data are in the public domain, so we require registration Not all of the content in BenchSci's database is in the public domain. In addition to data from open-access journals, we also present data from closed-access journals ...
  7. Saving lists of products and figures of interest

    Build custom lists of product and figure search results  There are several ways to compare   and add products/figures of interest to a Saved List . After building a custom list, you can export specs for selected products in ...
  8. Why does my company have to pay for access?

    Free access is only provided for individual academic, government, or other non-profit researchers For pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other for-profit companies, access is subscription-based. Enterprise subscription offers the privacy, secur...
  9. Q1 2022: What’s new in Selector (Antibody data)

    We are excited to announce new enhancements to the platform between January - March 2022. This quarter, we added data from over 1,000,000 experiments and 800,000 products to our antibody data. In addition, we added preprint data from bio...
  10. Can I view preprint data?

    Yes — we analyze preprint articles from two open-access preprint repositories: bioRxiv and medRxiv Preprints are research articles that are shared publicly before peer review. By reviewing experimental data in preprints, scientists can ga...