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Nearly one-third of drugs in development ultimately fail during clinical trials because the side effects are just too severe. Researchers at Cornell University have developed a promising new AI tool that better predicts which drug candidates are likely to be too toxic -- and it's based on the Oakland A's winning strategy, immortalised in the blockbuster book and movie Moneyball.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Nearly one-third of drugs in development ultimately fail during clinical trials because the side effects are just too severe. Researchers at Cornell University have developed a promising new AI tool that better predicts which drug candidates are likely to be too toxic -- and it's based on the Oakland A's winning strategy, immortalised in the blockbuster book and movie Moneyball.