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Designing proteins using AI

Proteins are very complex molecules that are at the bases of life. The DNA is an instruction set used by the cell for manufacturing them, an error in the manufacturing instruction usually leads to a non-functioning protein with side-effects on our health. Proteins play a role in many infections and …

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Ready to swallow a digital camera?

A pill camera is no news (watch the clip, now almost 10 years old) to the point that its use in medical diagnostic has got a name: capsule endoscopy. What is new is that the NHS (medical service in the UK) now has adopted this diagnostic tool for screening people …

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The pervasive impact of Biotech – IV

Biotech has become an important tool in several industrial areas: advanced materials energy advanced manufacturing healthcare In addition it is a contributor to the circular economy and to sustainable development. Synthetic chemistry has made enormous progress and this has resulted in the amazing variety of materials that we have today. …

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So many Big Brothers… I

In his Nineteen eighty-four novel Orwell imagined a Big Brother that, using telescreens, was able to see and control people. He wrote it in 1949 and imagined that people were constantly reminded of this by the warnings appearing everywhere “Big Brother is watching you”. Today I feel we are well …

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From Data to Medicines

Bringing a medicine to the market is possibly one of the most complex and time consuming processes of our industrial society. And for good reasons. You want to make sure not just that the medicine works, it does what it is supposed to do, but also that it is not …

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The many faces of Digital Transformation – Societal Scenarios VII

Connected Healthcare The healthcare sector has been digitised (introduction of computers in equipment for analyses, monitoring, diagnoses, medication, genome sequencing …) and digitalised to a certain extent (exchange of data in various processes although privacy and standardisation issues are still limiting the exchange of several data, including the Electronic Healthcare …

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