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Shedding light on optimal materials for harvesting sunlight underwater: Report

Research recently published by researchers from New York University in Joule found that scientists may have overlooked organic and inorganic materials that could be used to harness sunlight underwater and efficiently power autonomous submersible vehicles. The report develops guidelines for optimal band gap values at a range of watery depths, demonstrating that various wide-band gap …

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5 science events to look forward to this year

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar announced that the third Egyptian satellite QSAT will launch in June, as part of the Knowledge Alliance programme funded by the ministry for the purpose of development and scientific research.

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Analysing DNA in soil could be an effective way of tracking animals

Another advantage of eDNA is the possibility of distinguishing species that look similar. For example, the researchers found the DNA of the Norway rat in soil samples, confirming the presence of this species in the area for the first time. Previous camera surveys could not tell the difference between Norway and black rats.

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