wait – WOAH, don’t be telling me it solved PROTEIN FOLDING? that’s huge. I donated my computer time to FOLDING @HOME for a long time to help in precisely this. If DeepMind succeeded — decades ahead of when ANYBODY thought anyone /thing could, this is a massive leap forward for that which can solve protein folding is capable of handing a LOT of other really really difficult problems that involve very complicated multitudes of possibilities.

wait – WOAH, don’t
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adhesives: while I’m staying away from organics for now, as my text is listing them nicely as examples, I’ll post for when I’m read to refer: “Three prominent classes of natural adhesives include proteins (polyamides), carbohydrates (polysaccharides), and natural rubber (mainly cis-polyisoprene). Three specific examples are: starch, a carbohydrate; gelatin, a protein; and rubber cement made from natural rubber.” _Adhesives Technology Handbook, 3rd edition_

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