An AI designed to find new drugs created 40,000 potential chemical weapons in less than 6 hours

Assessment: In less than six hours after it was turned on, the AI not only generated a copy of VX, but also modeled 40,000 molecules that were either known chemical warfare agents or could potentially be turned into new chemical weapons … An artificial intelligence designed to help drug manufacturers find new medicines to treat diseases invented 40,000 new potential chemical weapons in just six hours. Researchers with the North Carolina-based startup Collaboration Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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