On November 30th, Google’s DeepMind made history by way of their AlphaFold Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) algorithm. AlphaFold has essentially solved the “protein folding problem”, which has challenged researchers to determine a protein’s 3D shape directly from its amino acid sequence for the past 50 years.

As proteins are the building…

Alexander Dante Camuto

Researcher in Probabilistic Machine Learning

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