Pee is for power
The water in urine can be a source of hydrogen for electrical generators
By Sid Perkins, 15:36 PM May 16, 2013
To the body, urine is a waste. But to society, it could be a major resource, reports a trio of student inventors from Nigeria. They developed a system to produce fuel from urine. They do this by breaking down the water in urine to get hydrogen and oxygen. That hydrogen is a powerful source of energy. It’s also clean and readily available, the teens note.
In some parts of the developing world, electricity is not available all day. In other regions, its availability is unpredictable. “Where...
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