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Bristol Scientists Charge Phone With Urine

judgecorp (778838) writes | about a year ago

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judgecorp (778838) writes "Scientists from Bristol UK have developed a fuel cell which can charge a phone using microbes to break down urine. The group grows the bacteria on special carbon anodes. At present the cell is as big as a car battery, and generates power too slowly to be very useful, but the group hopes to either develop a portable version, or a home version to be installed in bathrooms, where it might help power the shower and lighting."
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