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Hungarian state-owned enterprise acquires Hirtenberger Defence Group
Hungarian state-owned enterprise acquires Hirtenberger Defence Group

Hungarian daily newspaper Magyar Nemzet revealed a deal whereby, on October 29, Hungarian state-owned enterprise HDT Védelmi Ipari Kft. (HDT Limited) acquired Austrian mortar and shell manufacturer Hirtenberger Defence Group. Hirtenberger Defense Group also acknowledged the deal.

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Ancient Egyptians collected wild ibis birds for sacrifice, says study
Ancient Egyptians collected wild ibis birds for sacrifice, says study

In findings published in the journal PLOS ONE, an international team of scientists report ancient Egyptians captured sacred ibises (Threskiornis aethiopicus) from the wild for use in ritual sacrifice rather than domesticating the birds.

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Slippery business: Materials scientists invent new coating for self-cleaning, water-efficient toilets
Slippery business: Materials scientists invent new coating for self-cleaning, water-efficient toilets

In findings published on Monday in Nature Sustainability, researchers mostly from Pennsylvania State University in the U.S. reported the invention of a new coating that could reduce bacterial growth, water waste, and odor when sprayed onto an ordinary house toilet by rendering its surface too slippery for anything to remain attached for long.

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Lost 52 Project announces discovery of wrecked sub near Okinawa
Lost 52 Project announces discovery of wrecked sub near Okinawa

The Lost 52 Project announced on Sunday that a sunken World War II-era submarine wreck they found last June was the remains of the U.S.S. Grayback. The wreck was located about 50 miles (80 km) south of Okinawa, Japan at a depth of over 1400 feet, far from where the Navy's records initially predicted it would be.

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Coalition authorities report no casualties from missile strike on Iraqi air base
Coalition authorities report no casualties from missile strike on Iraqi air base

On Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve released a statement saying an attack that day on an Iraqi air base housing U.S. military personnel near Mosul produced no casualties.

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