Gallery: Nanotechnology Makes Poop Power 20 Times More Efficient


Engineers at Oregon State University have their minds in the gutter. They’re working on getting more energy from sewage, and they’ve made a discovery that boosts electricity production substantially. By applying a nanoparticle coating to the anodes in fuel cells that turn crap into currents, they increased production nearly 20-fold.

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  1. John Woodhouse September 11, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    Hope they font drag this on for 20 years, the country / WORLDneeds this tech , now!!!

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