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Need to Make a Molecule? Ask This AI for Instructions

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An artificial-intelligence tool could help scientists plan multi-step chemical reactions.

Credit: Roger Mayne Archive/Mary Evans Picture Library

Chemists have a new lab assistant: artificial intelligence. Researchers have developed a "deep learning" computer program that produces blueprints for the sequences of reactions needed to create small organic molecules, such as drug compounds.

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