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This robot vapes for science

A clear box on a lab bench containing wires and electronics connected to a cigarette-shaped vape pen

A vaping robot includes a vacuum pump, enabling it to ‘inhale’ aerosols from electronic cigarettes Credit: Benam Lab at University of Pittsburgh and Pneumax LLC

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Nature 598, 11 (2021)



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