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Rise of the Robo Scientists [Video]

Machines can devise a hypothesis, carry out experiments to test it, and assess results--without human intervention

Video of Adam, which can originate hypotheses about yeast genes and their functions, design experiments to test the ideas and conduct the work.

Video of Eve, which can apply the same automated cycles of research to drug screening and design, albeit in a much more elegant fashion. Eve's research is focused on malaria, schistosomiasis, sleeping sickness and Chagas disease.

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