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Software Dreams Up New Molecules in Quest for Wonder Drugs

by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review

Ingesting a heap of drug data allows a machine-learning system to suggest alternatives humans hadn’t tried yet.

What do you get if you cross aspirin with ibuprofen? Harvard chemistry professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik isn’t sure, but he’s trained software that could give him an answer by suggesting a molecular structure that combines properties of both drugs. Continue reading Software Dreams Up New Molecules in Quest for Wonder Drugs