Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence To Discover New Antibiotics

MIT scientists have developed a machine-learning computer algorithm to identify new and more powerful molecules capable of killing so-called superbugs or bacteria that is resistant to common antibiotics. What do you think?

“This is going to put so many antibiotic discoverers out of work.”

Rory Wooden • Stenographer’s Assistant

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“It’s sad how we’ve become reliant on computers for even the simplest theoretical chemistry tasks.”

Monte Fong • Food Stand Critic

“AI? Algorithms? Bacteria? Yeah, that’s classic scientist stuff.”

Margaret Battaglia • Superfund Developer

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