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The (robot) doctor will see you now – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on May 6th, 2016.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will spell the end of doctors as we know them, warn two Kiwi medical professionals. “We believe that over the coming years AI will perform a significant amount of the diagnostic and treatment decision-making traditionally performed by the doctor,” write Drs William Diprose and Nicholas Buist in an new New Zealand Medical […]

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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