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Combatting Coronavirus, AI Helps Make Good Antibiotics, And The Sun’s Surface

Combatting Coronavirus, AI Helps Make Good Antibiotics, And The Sun’s Surface

A month worth of cool science stories, summed up.

Combatting Coronavirus, AI Helps Make Good Antibiotics, And The Sun’s Surface

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 10:30

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

(Inside Science) -- In this monthly science recap, Alistair Jennings from Inside Science sums up some of the most interesting science topics from the past month. Scientists sequence the coronavirus genome, which will help develop treatments for the disease. Also, researchers from MIT trained a neural network to recognize molecules that might make good antibiotics. And a new telescope, 10,000 feet up in the mountains of Hawaii has taken the most detailed images ever of the sun’s surface.

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Ali Jennings has his PhD in neuroscience from University College London.