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December 2, 2019 Cover

Volume 97, Issue 47

The year was marked by a deluge of deals and robust investment in cutting-edge technology

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“If it weren’t for the vaccine, this could potentially have destabilized the whole African continent.”

Peter Hotez, dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

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Computational Chemistry

Synthesis-planning program relies on human insight and machine learning

The hybrid program outperforms machine-learning-only programs and shows promise in use of rare reactions