one day passes by without receiving a friendly e-mail that ends
with a quote, and I like that. It is a simple statement that
says a lot about the sender. When one communicates in person,
that statement is in our speech, our appearance; but when we
quickly write a memo/e-mail, a quote at the end can simply be
a "nice touch."
do not cease to exist because they are ignored," (Aldous
Huxley) is one of my favorites. I have kept this within sight
for many years, and find it relevant in my work everyday. It
gives me the will to question what I do not understand.
his recent special topic article published in Pure and Applied
Chemistry and featured in this issue, Professor Erhardt reminds
us of a saying of mathematician David Hilbert that dates from
1900: "Who of us would not be glad to lift the veil behind
which the future lies hidden; to cast a glance at the next advances
of our science and at the secrets of its development during
future centuries?" With these words providing a preview,
Professor Paul W. Erhardt gives us a glance into the future
of medicinal chemistry. This exciting field, which is continuously
redefining itself, is presented here with critical insight that
highlights new and emerging concepts. "Cast
a glance" and read more.