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A decade of cancer research could take one day with ANU's new robotic drug discovery system

Cancer research that would take humans a decade to complete could be done in one day with a new drug discovery robot at the ANU, researchers say.

An extraordinary robot

It’s called a high throughput drug screening platform. And while the name isn’t as exciting as Terminator, it’s what this new machine can do that makes it remarkable.

New robotic drug discovery platform for ACT

The Australian National University, the ACT Minister for Health and the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) have launched a new robotic system to fast-track the development of new drugs to fight cancer and other diseases.