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Scientists power phone using urine

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Monday, July 22, 2013
British scientists report that they have harnessed the power of urine to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.

Researchers from the University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory in south west England said they had created a fuel cell that uses bacteria to break down urine to generate electricity, in a study published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

 

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2013/07/17/3805074.htm