Let the machines take the strain in the lab

日期:2019-03-03 03:20:01 作者:阳关舞 阅读:

By Duncan Graham-Rowe AN INTELLIGENT robot that could free genomics researchers from routine lab chores has proven as effective as a human scientist. The robot not only performs genetics experiments, it also decides which ones to do, interprets the results and comes up with new hypotheses. Fields such as genomics are crying out for better and more intelligent automation because they are generating data much faster than it can be analysed. Stephen Muggleton, a computer scientist at Imperial College London and a member of the team that developed the system,