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Urine, or you’re not—Pee power is a thing, and could someday charge your smartphone

By Jessica McMathis / August 12, 2014

Scientists at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) in the United Kingdom are hoping to transform one of the world’s most abundant and accessible resources—urine—into electricity.

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Solar-powered toilet uses quartz-glass rods and fiber optic cables to flush global sanitation concerns

By April Gocha / March 18, 2014

A team of scientists at University of Colorado–Boulder have developed a solar-powered toilet, sans water and sewage lines, that can collect and sterilize waste and generate useful biochar.

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