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This 'penguin' finds oil slicks fast
June 25, 2019 | 6:25 PM
by Times TV
 
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A group of young Omani engineers have invented a marine robot that detects oil pollution in the sea within six hours.

Five Sultan Qaboos University BA graduates, studying mechatronics, invented the robot to cut down on the time it takes to locate oil slicks at sea.

The team called their robot MCTE Penguin.

MCTE Penguin can discover oil pollution within six hours while it takes as long as two days via conventional methods.




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