Land ho! Now what?
Without a map or the notion of a GPS, ancient explorers ventured into unfamiliar territory searching for a place to settle. Cliffs, steep mountains and impassable rivers thwarted their efforts as time ticked on and supplies dwindled.
Drug hunters face a similar challenge. When scientists discover a new disease-related biological mechanism, researchers looking for ways to interrupt that mechanism have a continent’s worth of possible chemical options to navigate – without a signpost in sight.
To help, Novartis researchers have developed a guidance system …