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Urine could hold the key to low cost energy

By T.K. Randall
August 20, 2010 · Comment icon 10 comments

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University researchers in Edinburgh have developed a system to test if urine could be used to make fuel cells.
The research could lead to a new cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to hydrogen or toxic methanol fuel cells.
Urine could hold the secret to low cost energy, university boffins have revealed. Researchers have developed a system to test whether it can be used in fuel cells as an alternative to flammable hydrogen or toxic methanol.

Source: STV | Comments (10)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Belial 13 years ago
I think there taking the p i s s ain't they
Comment icon #2 Posted by Purplos 13 years ago
Great. Now every vehicle will smell like a NYC subway train.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Paracelse 13 years ago
Are we going to get paid to go pee?
Comment icon #4 Posted by diablo_04_12 13 years ago
Are we going to get paid to go pee? i can see my self peeing all day long, as my full-time job my dad will be proud
Comment icon #5 Posted by kobolds 13 years ago
need to link pee pipe to driver seat you can pee while driving
Comment icon #6 Posted by StarLord 13 years ago
Free The Pee!!! 2008 Military Fuel Cells In The Field Remember, that's what has been declassified concerning Military Fuel Cells. Typically the Military is decades ahead of what they release info wise.
Comment icon #7 Posted by meankitty 13 years ago
That is totally disgusting. I'm sticking to my internal combustion engine, it smells a lot better than some p***mobile.
Comment icon #8 Posted by AliveInDeath 13 years ago
Well, in the least, it's a good use for pee..
Comment icon #9 Posted by pimpo911 13 years ago
gasoline smells better than p***
Comment icon #10 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 13 years ago
I guess I'll bring a bag of salty peanuts and a huge jug of drinking water just in case I run out of fuel on the highway.

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