AlphaFold: AI solves protein folding

There is plenty of hype around AI, but once in a while there is an actual breakthrough hidden in the noise. This is for sure one of them. DeepMind seems to have solved protein folding with AlphaFold. This is a huge step forward in biology and one of the applications is drug discovery.
So far it was incredibly time consuming to find the 3d structure of proteins, requiring expensive equipment in a laboratory. This can now be accelerated like crazy with the help of computers.

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