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MIT Researchers Deploying Machine Learning to Develop Effective Antibiotics

Recently, a team of researchers at MIT discovered a powerful new antibiotic using machine learning algorithms. The antibiotic is named for the AI in 2001: A Space Odyssey, halicin. It successfully wiped out numerous bacterial strains, including some of the most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria on the World Health Organization’s most wanted list.

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