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IBM and Baylor College of Medicine have been working together to develop software that scans the scientific literature to make predictions, Technology Review writes.

The researchers put the tool to work on the more than 60,000 scientific papers mentioning the cancer-related protein p53. From its scan, the algorithm identified proteins that it deemed likely to be kinases that regulate p53.

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