Robot Scientist Becomes First Machine To Discover New Scientific Knowledge, Aberystwyth University Study

Published: Apr 03, 2009

EurekAlert! -- Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have created a Robot Scientist which the researchers believe is the first machine to have independently discovered new scientific knowledge. The robot, called Adam, is a computer system that fully automates the scientific process. The work will be published tomorrow (03 April 2009) in the journal Science.

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