AI is Being Used in the War Against the Corona Virus

in #ftin3 years ago

Topic: AI

Title: AI is Being Used in the War Against the Corona Virus

What: Two independent teams, BenevolentAI and Imperial College London have made attempts to come up with a solution to the corona virus infection in humans.
Why/How: Potential drug references are found by connecting molecular structure data to biomedical info about ailments and relevant receptors.   
More ...: This was done as a response to the potentially rapid spread of the disease across the globe.

Methodology: Online research and use of a tumbled pyramid in the online article

Sources:

• https://cen.acs.org/physical-chemistry/computational-chemistry/Artificial-intelligence-finds-drug-that-could-fight-Wuhan-coronavirus/98/i6
• https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30304-4/fulltext
• https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.01.26.919985v1

Wordcount: 200-300

Qualification statement: Relevant news for the current situation at hand with regard to the recent outbreak of the virus.

Time: 24 hours

Budget: 300TECH