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We have an old Opentrons v2 in the lab, and I was finally able to dust it off and try out its python API for a simple environmental sampling dilution prep. Quick note - the exact code on their tutorial page (also for dilution) can be a little hairy for beginners to figure out, due to their code being in pieces (indentation ...
This one's been a head-scratcher for me all this time - posting here just in case anyone else ran into the same issue. Essentially, creating a shell while loop with entrez direct cli tools can't be done in the usual way, since standard input stream will continue to direct into the (already processed) entrez command, cuttin...