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A network diagram showing organisms (nodes) connected by at least one observed HGT event (edges). Organisms are colored according to taxonomy

Machine learning predicts antibiotic resistance spread

Cornell researchers used machine learning to sort organisms by their functions and use this information to predict with near-perfect accuracy how genes are transferred between them, an approach that could potentially be used to stop the spread of antibiotic resistance. Read more