…researchers at the University of Liverpool in the UK have created a mobile robot that can carry out experiments using standard lab equipment designed for humans and can make decisions on the fly about what experiments it should do next based on its previous results.

“Our strategy here was to automate the researcher, rather than the instruments,” project leader Andrew Cooper said in a press release. “This creates a level of flexibility that will change both the way we work and the problems we can tackle.”…”

Read More: https://singularityhub.com/2020/07/13/this-robotic-chemist-does-over-600-experiments-a-week-and-learns-from-its-own-work/