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File photo dated 3/7/2015 of solar panels at Kencot solar farm in Lechlade. Issue date: Wednesday October 27, 2021.

Researchers find new way to extract high-purity silver from used solar panels

Researchers have found an alternative way to extract high-purity silver from used solar panels. The metal is essential to the functioning of the panels, but the amount of naturally occurring silver found in ores is decreasing, making supply a concern for the future. This not only affects the production of photovoltaic (PV) cells – also […]

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New malaria vaccine could drastically reduce child deaths, say scientists

A malaria vaccine created by Oxford researchers “is really exciting” and could contribute towards drastically reducing the number of children who die from the infection, experts suggest. A new study reports on the effectiveness of a malaria booster vaccine which shows long-lasting high efficacy in African children, meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) specified 75% […]

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