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Microsoft gives sauce to Aids charities

Help finding the illness
Thu Jun 14 2007, 10:43
MICROSOFT has given source code for four analytical software tools to AIDS charities in a bid to help the development of a vaccine.

According to the source code is designed to use Volish machine-learning technology to sort through thousands of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) strains.

Boffins hope that the technology will identify genetic patterns that could help them train an infected person's immune system.

Vole discovered its machine-learning technology could be used for such purposes in 2005. It put a dozen Microsoft researchers, who worked with doctors and scientists to develop the idea further.

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