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    Electricity generated from urine with successful research done by UWE scientists

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    We’ve seen poop-power before. Now, having human-waste perform yet another electricity-generating feat, the scientists at the University of West of England (UWE) in Bristol have successfully generated energy from urine. Pee generates electrons thanks to the anaerobic respiration of bacteria. … Continue reading3

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    Researchers develop system to charge portable electronics on the go

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    Juicing up portable electric devices on the go using energy emitted from human bodies is a dream long conceived by researchers and technology-developers. This might now be near-possible with this latest development by Researchers at the University of Wisconsin in … Continue reading3

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    CalTech researchers to develop process that uses air, water and the sun to create fuels

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    The world has come to realise the need for alternative energy sources, with fossil fuels constantly depleting and the environment being destroyed gradually, owing to the use of these polluting fuels. Now scientists at CalTech are working on a technology … Continue reading3

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    Tata Group researchers devise new way to create electricity from water

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    Water can be used to create energy. We all know that by now. Turbines bolted on at strategic positions at dams aren’t so much on an uncommon site now. That isn’t the only way to create electricity from water though, … Continue reading3

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    Rat’s heart-beat and breath produce energy using a nanowire

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    Well, here’s a way to produce energy using rats. Now don’t go imagining a wall full of hamster-wheels with rats running in them to generate energy. It’s actually the heart-beat and the breath of a rat that can send those … Continue reading3

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    MIT Lab Finds Way to Make Gadgets More Efficient by Tapping Waste Heat energy

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    Right from power plants to cars to cell phones much of coveted energy tapped from burning fossil fuels gets wasted as heat energy that is released from them all. MIT labs are working to tap this very heat energy and … Continue reading3

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    Researchers from univ of Washington find voltage from trees

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    Forest fires have caused a lot of havoc, misery and distress over the years for people who have been victims. Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) has thought of an idea to run an electric circuit from the power … Continue reading3

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    Discarded TVs to be recycled to medicines, new research says

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    The next time someone calls you a couch potato, show them this report and swell in pride. Scientists from the University of York are saying that now it is possible to recycle waste material from discarded televisions to make them … Continue reading3

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    Extracting hydrogen from Urine requires less energy

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    It may sound gross to some, but Gerardine Botte of Ohio University claims to have found a way to extract hydrogen from urine. Most of the hydrogen currently available is extracted by reforming natural gas with steam and this process … Continue reading3

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    Feather fibres increase hydrogen storage capacity

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    A research that was presented at the 13th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference could eventually help overcome some of the hurdles to using hydrogen fuel in cars, trucks and other machinery. This is organized by the ACS Green Chemistry … Continue reading3

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