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Powerful "Space Odyssey" Antibiotic Developed by AI

News   Feb 21, 2020 | Original story from MIT

 
Powerful "Space Odyssey" Antibiotic Developed by AI

MIT researchers used a machine-learning algorithm to identify a drug called halicin that kills many strains of bacteria. Halicin (top row) prevented the development of antibiotic resistance in E. coli, while ciprofloxacin (bottom row) did not. Credit: Collins Lab at MIT

 
 
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