(Bloomberg) -- Paul Allen's artificial intelligence institute is putting together a coalition including Microsoft Corp., Google, Baidu Inc. and the Gates Foundation to share technology and ideas to help scientific researchers and academics find and take advantage of the latest discoveries and information.

Called the Open Academic Search project, the goal is to aid researchers by having the companies, institutes and nonprofits involved make their AI and analysis tools open-source, or freely available to other groups to use and tweak. The project seeks to empower researchers, doctors and professors to use the latest discoveries amid a sea of new work and data that's being created too rapidly for anyone to keep track.

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