“The article was fluent, insightful and presented in the expected structure for a scientific paper, but researchers say that there are many hurdles to overcome before the tool can be truly helpful.”

– Gemma Conroy

Two scientists in Israel generated a research paper using a generative AI model. The model was used in all aspects of creating the paper, from analysis of the raw data set to the finished draft.

The task took less than one hour yet required a significant number of prompts, adjustments, and checks by them.

The objective was to test the extent it could be achieved and with what shortcomings.


Scientists used ChatGPT to generate an entire paper from scratch — but is it any good?
NATURE | July 7, 2023 | by Gemma Conroy