About this Episode

Further reading:

  1. Wired: Inside DeepMind's epic mission to solve science's trickiest problem
  2. DeepMind blogs on the partnership with Moorfields NHS eye hospital and predicting eye disease, and Moorfields’ news announcement on its research with DeepMind
  3. DeepMind blog: AlphaFold: Using AI for scientific discovery
  4. DeepMind blogs on reducing Google’s energy bill for datacentre cooling and how this project has progressed
  5. Research paper: Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning 1. Quanta magazine: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Science
  6. DeepMind blog: How evolutionary selection can train more capable self-driving cars
  7. Other examples of the application of AI for real-world impact include:
    •   [Francis Crick Institute: machine learning models that can help predict heart disease](http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202344)
      
    •   [NASA: AUDREY machine learning system to better guide first responders through fires](https://technology.nasa.gov/features/audrey.html)
      
    •   [University of Southern California: Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security using AI to help wildlife conservation](http://teamcore.usc.edu/people/Paws/index.html#news)
      

Interviewees: Pearse Keane, consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital; Sandy Nelson, Product Manager for DeepMind’s Science Program; and DeepMind Program Manager Sims Witherspoon.

Credits: Presenter: Hannah Fry Editor: David Prest Senior Producer: Louisa Field Producers: Amy Racs, Dan Hardoon Binaural Sound: Lucinda Mason-Brown Music composition: Eleni Shaw (with help from Sander Dieleman and WaveNet)

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