Google AI Could Challenge Big Pharma in Drug Discovery

DRAZEN TOMIC | July 21, 2019

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A win for DeepMind, the AI arm of Google’s parent Alphabet, at a biennial biology conference could upend how drugmakers find and develop new medicines, according to Bloomberg. It could also dial up pressure on the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to prepare for a technological arms race.

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