A laboratory robot called Adam has been hailed as the first machine in history to have discovered new scientific knowledge independently of its human creators.And Humans created machine in Their own image, in the image of Humans They created them; male and female They created them.
Adam formed a hypothesis on the genetics of bakers’ yeast and carried out experiments to test its predictions, without intervention from its makers at Aberystwyth University. [...]
The team has just completed a successor robot called Eve, which is about to work with Adam on a series of experiments designed to find new drugs to treat tropical diseases such as malaria and schistosomiasis.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Robot Achieves Scientific First