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Protein structure.

AI Tool Can Predict the Role of Unknown Proteins

Powered by logic and large language models, DeepGO-SE predicts the biological role of proteins and could be used to aid drug discovery.
A brain with lines of electricity surrounding.

First Successful Use of a Neural Prosthetic Device To Recall Memories

Do you struggle to remember whether you turned off the stove? A neural prosthetic device can learn a person's memory patterns to help the brain recall memories.
Mass spectrometer.

Machine Learning Tackles Issue of Large Data Variations in Metabolomics

The method reduces differences, often seen between data from different sample sets, that have long hindered progress in the field.
A robot built to test their model of how insects navigate.

How Do Insects Navigate More Efficiently Than Robots?

With a brain the size of a pinhead, insects perform fantastic navigational feats. They avoid obstacles and move through small openings. How do they do this, with their limited brain power?
A curl of smoke on a black background.

Sensor Made From “Frozen Smoke” Can Detect Toxic Formaldehyde in Homes and Offices

Researchers have developed a sensor made from "frozen smoke" that uses artificial intelligence techniques to detect formaldehyde in real-time at very low concentrations.
An outline of a brain with AI and Chat GPT written across it.

Scientists Code ChatGPT To Design New Drug Compounds

Generative AI like ChatGPT can do more than help write emails — it can also design new drugs to treat disease, reports a new study that shows how AI can generate unique molecular structures as potential drugs.
A black woman.

AI Could Alleviate Difficulties When Diagnosing Skin Disease in Darker Skin

Dermatologists and general practitioners are somewhat less accurate in diagnosing disease in darker skin, a new study finds. Used correctly, AI may be able to help.
E coli.

New Tool Decodes Microbial Metabolism Mysteries

Using a database of over 60,000 microorganisms curated by researchers from across the globe, the new search tool instantly matches microbes to the metabolites they produce.
A map of the world.

AI-Aided Map Shows Global Ammonia Pollution

A new computational framework provides a detailed assessment of ammonia emissions from global croplands and identifies practices that could curb release of the gas.
Simulated image of an egg and sperm cell at fertilization.

Supercomputer Simulates Protein Complex That Initiates Human Fertilization

Researchers recently developed highly realistic simulations of the proteins on sperm and egg cells coupling together before they fuse. These findings enabled the research team to solve several mysteries of fertilisation at once.