This Robot Can Produce More Than 2,000 Covid-19 Tests Per Day

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    This QVS-96 robot, developed by TCI Co. Ltd., a biotechnology company in Taipei, Taiwan, uses three robotic arms to manipulate large amounts of specimen in small bottles usually handled by laboratory technicians. It can accurately produce more than 2,000 COVID-19 test results a day and developers hope the new robot can help control the spread of the disease.

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