Scientist Roberts are a strain of clones who have unusually high intelligence. Scientist Roberts reside in the vault as their purpose is to create more clones. They helped Robert create the 1st generation of clones in the vault. As well as researching how to make clones more like Robert, the scientists also tried to find a cure for slacking and how to make Robert immune to food poisoning. Many scientist Roberts can be seen wearing Institute lab suits, however at one point, many scientists wore nothing due to a shortage of clothing.