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Picking Out Patterns

By Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2017

Machine-learning algorithms can automate the analysis of cell images and data.

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Eye on the Fly

By Sarah C.P. Williams | January 1, 2015

Automating Drosophila behavior screens gives researchers a break from tedious observation, and enables higher-throughput, more-quantitative experiments than ever before.

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Single Neuron-Imaging Bot

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2014

New technology probes the functional unit of nervous transmission.

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Brains in Action

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2014

Neuroscientists are automating neural imaging and recording, allowing them to monitor increasingly large swaths of the brain in living, behaving animals.  

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Set It and Forget It

By Carina Storrs | March 1, 2013

A tour of three systems for automating cell culture

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Microbiology Goes High-Tech

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | June 1, 2012

Out with toothpicks and pipettors; in with automation.

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The Scientist’s Amanuensis

By Peter Murray-Rust and Brian Brooks | July 1, 2011

A virtual lab—where all sorts of parameters are monitored and recorded—promises researchers a higher degree of reproducibility.

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