Researchers use AI to develop antibiotic to kill drug-resistant bacteria

Researchers use AI to develop antibiotic to kill drug-resistant bacteria

A team of researchers from MIT has developed a new type of antibiotic that may work against antibiotic-resistant infections. As per the findings published in the journal Cell on Thursday, scientists trained a machine learning algorithm to analyze chemical compounds capable of fighting infections using different mechanisms than those of existing drugs.

Flitch 1 months

Hears hoping they don't over prescribe it and render it useless.

IvoryDove 1 months

Can AI be used to purge humanity of its inherent weaknesses? I'm not proposing such, rather, I'm worried some people in high places will deem that an objective.

Cole Erdmann
Cole Erdmann 1 months

can't wait till that ai lables us as bacteria

Joo Radley
Joo Radley 1 months

our pharma system is broken has hell but WOW does it finance the best research on the planet.

..... 1 months

China will just feed it to their pigs and use it to create new superbugs. #banchina

just some guy
just some guy 1 months

steping stones for AI to eradicate us

lnda 1 months

Only use when absolutely necessary

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 months

let's hope. people are doing from these viruses.

The Dragon
The Dragon 1 months

Drug resistant doesn't equal drug immune. It's just another product made to perpetuate dependence rather than being a cure.

David 1 months

So use it to kill a virus you know like the coronavirus

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