posted on Nov, 10 2013 @ 02:20 PM
I am surprised no one started a thread on this one.
Each is powered by a microbial fuel cell, containing live microorganisms like those found in the human gut or sewage treatment plants. The
microbes digest the waste (or urine) and produce electrons, which can be harvested to produce electrical current, Walters said.
The researchers have already proved the microbial fuel cells can use urine power to charge a mobile phone.
Anyone ever pee into a beer can to avoid stopping on a road trip?
Well, maybe this could be the future for charging your electric car.
Drinking and driving might become legal, or maybe, it all a conspiracy.
Personally I see no limitations to this kind of technology.
And to think we have been flushing this yellow gold down the drain.