Patterns in the Data

With machine learning, a genomics company is moving into drug development, Technology Review reports.

Deep Genomics, which had been focusing on using its machine-learning tools to search for genetic changes that might be causal for certain diseases, is now setting its sights on developing drugs. According to Tech Review, Deep Genomics will first try its hand at developing drugs for Mendelian disorders.

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