AI Discovers a Toothpaste Ingredient that May Be Able to Take Down Malaria

Scientists used an “AI researcher” to discover how one toothpaste ingredient may be able to take down increasingly drug-resistant malaria. This AI helped them figure out which malarial enzyme this toothpaste ingredient inhibits. This is powerful knowledge because researchers can now develop a drug that could hit malaria during two developmental stages: liver and bloodstream.

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