A robotic scientist – that could increase the pace of scientific discovery – has been developed by researchers at the University of Liverpool.
The technology is part of what the Royal Society of Chemistry has called a new digital age for science.
The organisation says that artificial intelligence and robotics will be vital in keeping research and development – including the search for coronavirus treatments – moving quickly at a time of social distancing, when fewer human scientists will be able to get back into their labs.
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