MAIL ONLINE: Robot scientist finds a toothpaste ingredient could help in the fight against malaria

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 18/1/2018

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A “robot scientist” has helped researchers identify a chemical compound found in toothpaste that could help in the fight against malaria.

The research team, with help from artificially-intelligent robot Eve, has found triclosan – an antibacterial agent which stops plaque from building up on the teeth – could be used as an anti-malarial drug.

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TitleBritish AI robot finds malaria killer in common toothpaste ingredient
Media name/outletXinhua
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date19/01/18
DescriptionSAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- An artificial intelligence (AI) robot made by a British university has become a big hero after it helped scientists find a malaria killer in a common toothpaste ingredient, a new study revealed Thursday.
URLwww.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/19/c_136908592.htm
PersonsRoss King
TitleRobot scientist finds a toothpaste ingredient could help in the fight against malaria
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/01/18
DescriptionA “robot scientist” has helped researchers identify a chemical compound found in toothpaste that could help in the fight against malaria.

The research team, with help from artificially-intelligent robot Eve, has found triclosan – an antibacterial agent which stops plaque from building up on the teeth – could be used as an anti-malarial drug.
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5283353/Robot-scientist-finds-toothpaste-ingredient-help-fight-against-malaria.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
PersonsRoss King