September 30, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

I am a robot

2 min read

Robots versus scientists? Over the centuries, humans have sometimes had a fear of replacement, whether it is by another human as exemplified in Dostoevsky’s classic short story The Double (or other literature on doubles/doppelgängers) or by machines, most notably robots. Could we be replaced by robots, artificial intelligence (AI), or cyborgs? In some ways, robots and in a simpler sense pieces of equipment have taken our places for the better in science doing things more precisely and reproducibly than we can. In science there’s a …Read More