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Chi-Yua Yu and Markus J. Buehler from MIT created a computer program that transforms viral proteins into music!
Translating the genetic code of virus proteins into music helps reveal their intricacies; sounds ‘a little like Zappa’
Una sorta di carosello onirico sospeso nell’aria, con oggetti di ogni natura che girano in maniera circolare formando un’orbita immaginifica e surreale
From tinkling harmonies as the virus disarms cells to clashing and stormy as it replicates, U.S. scientists have translated the novel coronavirus’ spiked protein structure to music in an effort to better understand the pathogen.
Coronaviruses get their name from the crown of spikelike proteins that surround them. Now, the protein spikes of the novel coronavirus have been turned into an intriguing musical composition — one researchers hope could inspire new ways to fight the … Continued
You’ve probably seen dozens of images of the novel coronavirus—now responsible for 1 million infections and tens of thousands of deaths. Now, scientists have come up with a way for you to hear it: by translating the structure of its … Continued
Last year, MIT researchers announced that they were turning the biochemical properties of proteins into music. Now, they’ve used those musical compositions to create entirely new proteins.
Some scientists teach computers to “see” proteins. Markus Buehler is teaching them to hear the compounds instead
No rule book prohibits someone from playing music on an instrument for which it wasn’t originally written.
Bach’s Six Cello Suites are the beating, deep-souled heart of the cello repertoire.
January 2015. The violinist Johnny Gandelsman — Moscow-born, New York-based, and a member of such restlessly curious groups as the Silk Road Ensemble and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider — is on the small stage of MIT’s Killian Hall.
Violinist Johnny Gandelsman, one-fourth of the Brooklyn Rider Quartet, returns to Boston with his latest Bach project, the complete Cello Suites transcribed for violin.
In Spring 2020, Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee will host sharp-witted artist Sarnath Banerjee at MIT, America’s most hallowed academic ground, for a lecture on the economics of water.
Scientists are setting dark traps from which light cannot escape. But nature already has built a few of her own.
She’ll use technology that mimics the visual effects of a black hole.
The author-illustrator behind ‘everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too’ is writing for TV and film, plus pursuing a Ph.D. at M.I.T.
Boston has more than one fantastic orchestra, as Boston Modern Orchestra Project thoroughly demonstrated in a landmark concert honoring the 80th birthday of John Harbison on Sunday in Jordan Hall, BMOP presented four works which showed the range of the composer’s … Continued
Technological advances have always influenced art.
Ayesha Jordan and Justin Hicks have been collaborators for many years.
The Met Museum Envisions a Future Where Artificial Intelligence Helps You Find #Art Posts for Your Instagram
The New York institution teamed up with Microsoft and MIT to create prototypes that imagine how AI can help museums engage audiences.
“Spider’s Canvas/Arachnodrone,” a sonic exploration of a spider’s web, is the result of a meeting of minds at MIT.
Now, British jazz prodigy/YouTube sensation Jacob Collier returns to MIT for a two-week residency and an extravagant musical blowout, timed to coincide with the release of his new album, “Djesse, Vol. 1.”
In a stuffy studio at MIT’s Media Lab, Jacob Collier and Ben Bloomberg are squeezed in front of a small desk flanked by big speakers.
The Twitter celebrity’s Laughing Room features a laugh track powered by artificial intelligence.