Doug Vining Toothpaste to kill malaria

Recently we published a MindBullet suggesting that, in the future, the machines would be better suited to scientific discoveries, because they can run many more research experiments than humans in a similar time frame. Well, a research robot in Britain has done exactly that, and discovered that an ingredient used in toothpaste can prevent drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite from surviving. That is excellent news, as malaria is still a scourge here in Africa, with massive economic costs.

Here's a link to the article:
British ‘Robot Scientist’ Eve Uses AI To Discover That A Toothpaste Ingredient Can Kill Malarial Parasites
https://www.inquisitr.com/4745030/british-robot-scientist-eve-uses-ai-to-discover-that-a-toothpaste-ingredient-can-kill-malarial-parasites
A FuturesForum post (titled: "Toothpaste to kill malaria") refers to this MindBullet. The full FuturesForum post can be read here: http://www.futureworld.org/PublicZone/FuturesForum/BlogDetails.aspx?PostID=7f38c9e6-aa0c-4119-90c7-b5f29c934785
Posted: 24 January 2018 at 18:01
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