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Are we witnessing the dawn of post-theory science?

13 mins | Jan 19, 2022
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AI has left its footprint in almost every stage of scientific processes. Does the advent of machine learning mean the traditional methodology of hypothesising, predicting, and testing has had its day? Technology is changing theory, perhaps beyond recognition, but, as Laura Spinney reveals, it doesn’t mean that human inquiry ends with it.
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