Streaming media: New fuel cell powers a mobile phone with pee

If asked what would be a great power source for mobile phones, it's a fair bet that most people wouldn't make urine their first choice. But that's exactly what a group of scientists at Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK have done. As part of a project to find new ways to provide electricity for small devices in emergency situations and developing countries they have created a new fuel cell system powered by pee... Continue Reading Streaming media: New fuel cell powers a mobile phone with peeSection: ScienceTags: Electricity, Energy, Fuel Cell, Mobile Phones, Power, Samsung, University of Bristol, University of the West of England Related Articles: Urine-Powered Batteries for Biochip Devices Odoreader detects bladder cancer in urine Making cars a wee bit more efficient by turning urine into hydrogen Toshiba Dynario - Portable Fuel Cell in your backpack Final space shuttle mission testing system to turn urine into a sports drink Fuel might be the world's smallest phone charger

Streaming media: New fuel cell powers a mobile phone with pee

If asked what would be a great power source for mobile phones, it's a fair bet that most people wouldn't make urine their first choice. But that's exactly what a group of scientists at Bristol ...

Fri 19 Jul 13 from Gizmag

ScienceShot: Urine-Powered Cell Phones Make a Splash

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Wed 17 Jul 13 from Science Now

Video: Urine-powered mobile phone charger lets you spend a penny to make a call

A group of researchers from Bristol University have invented a method of charging mobile phones using urine.    

Wed 17 Jul 13 from The Independent

Urine-powered mobile phone charger lets you spend a penny to make a call, Wed 17 Jul 13 from The Independent

Scientists power phone using urine

PEE POWER: The power of urine has been used to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.

Wed 17 Jul 13 from ABC Science

Scientists power mobile phone using urine

British scientists on Tuesday reported they had harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.

Tue 16 Jul 13 from Phys.org

Samsung Phone Runs On Urine

Have you ever heard of NEWater that originated in the city state of Singapore? It is actually reclaimed water which has been processed so that one is able to drink what was once unpalatable. ...

Tue 23 Jul 13 from Ubergizmo

Researchers create pee-powered cellphone

The fancy term for the tech being used is microbial fuel cells (MFCs).

Mon 22 Jul 13 from Dvice

Mobile phone powered by urine

Microbial fuel cells turn human waste into electricity

Fri 19 Jul 13 from Chemistry World

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