Episode from the podcastBig Compute

The Power of Plants to Pulverize Coronavirus

Released Thursday, 12th November 2020
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What if that plant on your desk could hold the key to stopping your stuffy nose?  From morphine to chemotherapy drugs, plants have played a vital role in developing pharmaceuticals to treat all kinds of ailments.  We talk to undercover superhero, Jerome Baudry of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, about his computational search through hundreds of thousands of chemical compounds from plants around the world, on the hunt for a therapeutic that can seek out and stop the one hindrance on all of our minds -- the coronavirus.

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1h 8s
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Season
2
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3
Episode Type
Full

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