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First Robot Scientist Makes Gene Discovery

Peter Griffin posted in on April 3rd, 2009.

Researchers working at Aberstwyth University in Wales have created a robot that has become the first man-made device to independently discover scientific information. The “robot scientist” ADAM combines the most advanced robotics hardware with artificial intelligence software. ADAM was tasked with discovering more about the genome of baker’s yeast, a simple microbe often used as […]

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