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Robots rush in where humans fear to tread

7 mins | Nov 26, 2019
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University innovators are creating machines that are at home in extreme environments. Adam Green, writing in the Financial Times, looks at how British and US universities are pioneering robots built to withstand inhospitable environments. From scoping out nuclear reactors to measuring Mars' surface, it seems the real-world applications are huge - but are the energy and space industries ready to collaborate?

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