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Cancer research improves in three dimensions

17 September 2020

Whilst there have been improvements in the survival rate for many cancers over the last 20 years, unfortunately, for many cancers, patient outcomes are still poor.

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

6 February 2017

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

6 February 2017

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.