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DeepMind, an artificial intelligence lab in London, claims to have built a computer system that can determine the three-dimensional shape of a protein given only its sequence of amino acids. Scientists have struggled with this problem for decades.

A 90-year-old woman in the United Kingdom was the first to receive Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine.

New data from the Curiosity rover suggest that Mars once experienced massive floods as a result of heat generated from a meteorite impact.

A new method to test vaccines using lab-grown human cells may significantly reduce the reliance on controversial animal testing.