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R2-D-Chew: robot chef imitates human eating process to create tastier food

Cambridge scientists say robot is capable of ‘tasting’ and checking whether balance of flavours is right

The culinary robots are here. Not only to distinguish between food which tastes good and which doesn’t, but also to become better cooks.

A robot chef designed by researchers at Cambridge University has been trained to taste a dish’s saltiness and the myriad of ingredients at different stages of chewing – a process imitating that of humans.

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