|Crafting||×1 ×4 ×4|
|Perk||Unlock additional crafting recipes|
“It's a research station. I can learn new things with it.”
- In the early Beta version of Don't Starve, the game used a "Research Points" system, instead of prototyping. When Wilson examines the Science Machine, he states that "It breaks down items into their scientific components", which is a leftover dialogue script from when the game used Research Points.
- The main part of the machine bears resemblance to the weighted storage cubes in Valve's Portal series.
- The Science Machine appears at the top of the screen when the game "Autosaves".
- There appears to be rope turning the wheels on the machine, while no rope is needed to build it.