A biologist explains where proteins come from and what role the 20,000 or so proteins in your body play in keeping you alive and kicking.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~5 min
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AI makes huge progress predicting how proteins fold – one of biology's greatest challenges – promising rapid drug development
Scientists in an artificial intelligence lab have made a breakthrough in solving the problem of how proteins fold into their final three-dimensional shape. The work could speed up creation of drugs.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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Researchers are starting to understand why the bones of diabetic people are more prone to fractures.
May 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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