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A neural network trained exclusively to predict protein shapes can also generate new ones.

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This twisting protein structure  dreamed up by a machine-learning algorithm.
December 1, 2021

Deep learning dreams up new protein structures

A neural network trained exclusively to predict protein shapes can also generate new ones.

picture of highway with sign that says "Closed due to COVID-19"
November 30, 2021

Zero-COVID policies reemerge, with cruel inherent biases

Omicron renews nations’ interest in travel bans and other policies that harshly affect marginalized populations, a bioethicist says.

illustration of kidney structures
November 29, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 can infect kidneys directly, researchers find

Patients with COVID-19 kidney injuries should have renal health monitored well after infection resolves, study author says.