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  1. How do I reset or change my password?

    If you would like to change your password or can't log in because you've forgotten your password, enter your email address and select Forgot password on the login page. You will be prompted to Request Reset .  You'll...
  2. Which browsers are compatible with the application? Updated

    BenchSci's web-based application works on the major, modern browsers Which web browsers are supported? Google Chrome (recommended) Microsoft Edge Mozilla Firefox Safari If you ever experience strange behaviour, try opening an incogni...
  3. Trouble loading page? Updated

    Similar to any web-based platform, a browser refresh or computer restart may fix the problem Here are some things you could try if you are having trouble loading a page, or are experiencing strange behaviour on the website: Close and re-open your...
  4. What are third-party or independent data sources? New

    These are open-access resources that are generally not affiliated with publications that can help improve a scientists' confidence in selecting products of interest In addition to over 10 million open- and closed-access publications in BenchSci...
  5. 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 th...
  6. Signing up with your institutional email address

    We check eligibility for access using the email address provided by your institution Although BenchSci offers an enterprise subscription service for researchers at for-profit organizations, we endeavour to keep access free for scientists at acade...
  7. What’s next for BenchSci?

    We’ve got our sights set on some big things this year and beyond As we grow, we are continually expanding our data and analysis capabilities. Our goal is to be a complete resource for all aspects of decision-making in experimental design. ...
  8. Who uses BenchSci?

    More than 40,000 scientists at more than 4,450 institutions, including 15 top 20 pharma companies, use our technology to advance the speed, quality, and efficiency of their preclinical experiments Our users include a wide range of scientists in a...
  9. How and when was BenchSci founded?

    It all started at the University of Toronto in 2015 BenchSci was conceived by a scientist studying at the University of Toronto, Dr. Thomas Leung, in 2015.  While completing his Ph.D. project on cancer epigenetics, Tom was frustrated by the...
  10. What is BenchSci anyway?

    We're glad you asked! BenchSci’s mission is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research.  We do this by empowering scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, easy ...