Two teams of researchers say they have created machines that can reason, formulate theories, and discover scientific knowledge on their own, marking a major advance in the field of artificial intelligence, Reuters reports. Such robo-scientists could be put to work unraveling complex biological systems, designing new drugs, modeling the world's climate, or understanding the cosmos. At Aberystwyth University in Wales, Ross King and his colleagues have created a robot called Adam that can not only carry out experiments on yeast metabolism but also reason about the results and plan the next experiment. It is the world's first example of a...

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