Can Machine Learning Save Innovation in Pharmaceuticals?

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Have the economics of investing in new drug discovery and development become so unattractive that investment in new drugs will come to a halt? GlaxoSmithKline and other bio-pharmaceutical companies are turning to machine learning as a potential solution to make the drug discovery process more efficient, with the hopes of greatly reducing both the time and cost associated with R&D.

Malaria: A Hot Mess in a Hot World

Average temperatures around the world have been rising over the past fifty years, and more severe and variable weather patterns have come along for the ride. While climate change has drastic impacts on the environment, we also are seeing significant adverse effects on human health, especially for deadly diseases.