A Search For Cures In Random Places

RATIONAL DRUG DESIGN, STEP ASIDE: IRRATIONAL DRUG design is here. The idea of this new field is to generate billions of diverse snippets of DNA, RNA, proteins, or other organic molecules at random, then see which do best at, say, fitting into a receptor. Top candidates are reproduced with mutations, and the screening is repeated. It's a sped-up version of natural selection.

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