Tag: Biotech

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Computer-Aided Design Of Biology

Biotech needs better design tools Imagine an alternate universe where rockets were designed not through careful engineering, but instead via trial-and-error: by using random combinations of components, no theoretical understanding of propulsion, and a design strategy that boils down to crossing…

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AI Just Discovered A New Antibiotic To Kill The World’s Nastiest Bacteria

Penicillin, one of the greatest discoveries in the history of medicine, was a product of chance. After returning from summer vacation in September 1928, bacteriologist Alexander Fleming found a colony of bacteria he’d left in his London lab had sprouted a…

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