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artificial intelligenceQuantum Computing and AI Models Larger Proteins to Find New Drugs

ProteinQure uses quantum computing, molecular simulations and reinforcement learning to engineer new drugs. They combine state-of-the-art structure-based algorithms, including molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning. Their design platform explores vast regions of sequence space and predict functional properties of therapeutics …

proteinsSingle-molecule protein sequencing

Proteins are major building blocks of life. The protein content of a cell and an organism provides key information for the understanding of biological processes and disease. Despite the importance of protein analysis, only a handful of techniques are available …

DNAFourth Yangjiang unit enters commercial operation

Unit 4 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China’s Guangdong province has completed commissioning tests and now meets the conditions for entering commercial operation, China General Nuclear (CGN) announced on March 15, 2017. The loading of fuel assemblies into …

agingZubrin makes the case for innovation and expansion of resources and the ideas of limited resources is the most dangerous idea

Robert Zubrin makes the case that innovation and innovative people and scientific progress increases resources. Hitler and Malthus made the case that there is only so much to go around and you must fight and kill for it. However, there …

antiagingGallium Nitride almost as wear resistant as diamond

Gallium nitride (GaN) has emerged as one of the most important and widely used semiconducting materials. Its optoelectronic and mechanical properties make it ideal for a variety of applications, including light-emitting diodes (LEDs), high-temperature transistors, sensors and biocompatible electronic implants …

antiagingMore research on the star with unusual dimming with still no conclusive reasons that accounts for all observations

A star known by the unassuming name of KIC 8462852 in the constellation Cygnus has been raising eyebrows both in and outside of the scientific community for the past year. In 2015 a team of astronomers announced that the star …

gadgetsA Century of US wars and military actions

A Century of War and Gray Zone Challenges” has a September 2015 briefing slide produced by the Intelligence Directorate of U.S. Special Operations Command. The slide analyzes US military actions and wars and rates them as wins, losses or draws. SOCOM …

medicineChan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $3 billion investment to cure disease

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has put $3 billion toward their goal of helping cure, prevent and manage all diseases in their children’s lifetime. The money comes from the $45 billion organization Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan started last …

alzheimer'sDARPA plans to record 1 million neurons at the same time by 2020 compared to 500 neurons today

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) started a new project this week to dramatically increase the number of human brain neurons that can be read simultaneously, according to the MIT Technology Review. In four years, DARPA wants a breakthrough from …