Artificial intelligence has been getting a bit of a bad rap recently—albeit, for good reason. The launch of OpenAI’s ChatGPT has ignited fears that it’ll take over writing jobs of all types. Meanwhile, headlines claimed that Bing’s new AI-powered search engine has been doing everything from threatening to falling in love with users.
However, there are still applications of AI that undoubtedly do a lot of good for the world. Case in point: Researchers used an AI to discover a potential new treatment for Parkinson’s disease in a new study published on March 2 in the journal PLOS Biology. The bot analyzed the language in scientific literature for drugs unrelated to Parkinson’s in order to find promising drug candidates.
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