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Posted On 08 Nov 2012 By Mark Hearn. Under: Uncategorized.
We've all heard the expression "haste makes waste," but how about waste making energy? At the fourth annual Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, a quartet of teenage girls ages 14 through 15 have created a urine-powered generator. This eco-friendly ...
Posted On 14 Aug 2012 By Alexis Santos. Under: Uncategorized.
Recycling wastewater to generate energy has turned up noses before, but researchers at Oregon State University have developed a microbial fuel cell that can create 10 to 50, or even 100 times more electricity per volume than similar technologies. Aft...
Posted On 13 Jul 2012 By Darren Murph. Under: Uncategorized.
Here's something you don't want happening when you're trying to wrap up a career, plan a jaunt to Moorea and generally goof off while waiting for the final checks to clear: large numbers of people demanding that you change something. That's probably ...
Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles
Posted On 29 Jun 2012 By Alexis Santos. Under: Uncategorized.
Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University aren't keen on being wasteful -- that's why they've developed a toilet that uses 90% less water than other commodes and is capable of generating energy. Aptly named the No-Mix Vacuum Toilet...