An interdisciplinary team of scientists . . . [has demonstrated] that a computer can analyze raw experimental data from a biological system and derive the basic mathematical equations that describe the way the system operates. . . .Skynet nears.
One of Eureqa's initial achievements was identifying the basic laws of motion by analyzing the motion of a double pendulum. What took Sir Isaac Newton years to discover, Eureqa did in a few hours when running on a personal computer.
(Edited since originally posted.)