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Category: Design

  • Never Waste a (Design) Crisis

    By KIM BELLARD The Wall Street Journal reported that the American Dental Association (ADA) opposes expanding Medicare to include dental benefits.  My reaction was, well, of course they do.  They apparently don’t care that at least half, and perhaps as many as two thirds, of seniors lack dental insurance, or that one in five seniors […]

  • We Are All Designers

    By KIM BELLARD Raise your hand if you had to go through the Hunger Games labyrinth to score a COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year – figuring out which phone number(s)/website(s) to try, navigating it, answering all the questions, searching for available appointments within reasonable distances, and, usually, having to try all over again.  Or, raise […]

  • Merck KGaA Collaborates with Iktos to Deploy AI in New Drug Design

    Shots: Iktos will leverage its de novo generative design technology to be used in a structure-enabled context, facilitating the rapid & cost-effective design of Merck KGaA’s drug discovery program The collaboration follows the previous agreement of the companies signed in 2019. Merck KGaA is utilizing Iktos’ de novo design software platform Makya for MPO Iktos’ […]