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Your new lab partner: A mobile robot chemist

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a fully autonomous mobile robot to assist them in their research. It’s has been designed to work uninterrupted for weeks at a time, using AI to analyse data and make decisions on what to do next. A flexible arm with customised gripper can be calibrated to interact with most standard lab equipment and machinery and it’s designed to be able to navigate safely around human co-workers and obstacles.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-02030-z

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