Deepmind’s Alphafold, Deep Learning AI, is Poised to Solve One of Most Significant Challenges in Biology

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 27th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

Thanks to AI, we now have stunningly powerful tools to decode the structures of life. Recently, both DeepMind and the University of Washington described deep learning-based methods to solve protein folding, the last step of compiling the programming in our DNA, as a “once in a generation advance.”

Antiaging protein GDF11 could be source of rejuvenation from young blood

Posted in Medicine on 25th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

A specific protein, GDF11, may explain young bloods beneficial effects.

Protein-folding discovery opens a window on basic life processes

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Biochemists have made a fundamental discovery about protein structure that sheds new light on how proteins fold, one of the most basic processes of life.

A protein found in whales might make for better synthetic blood

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Have you ever wondered how some whales stay underwater for up to two hours without coming up for air? Its because they use a highly stable protein called myoglobin.

A new process for studying proteins associated with diseases

Posted in Science on 20th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Could pave the way for new drugs for a myriad of diseases, including cancer.