poop power

Panda Poop Microbes Could Lead to Biofuel Production that Doesn’t Use Corn

Panda Poop Microbes Could Lead to Biofuel Production that Doesn’t Use Corn

Pandas at the Memphis Zoo may be contributing to their upkeep soon thanks to research from the Mississippi State University. This week, scientists presented research at the 246th National Meeting &

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OSU’s New Microbial Fuel Cell Can Generate 10-50 Times More Power From Wastewater

OSU’s New Microbial Fuel Cell Can Generate 10-50 Times More Power From Wastewater

A team of engineers from Oregon State University has developed a breakthrough microbial fuel cell that is capable of generating 10 to 50 times more electricity from waste than other MFCs. The team hopes

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POO POWER: New Toilet System Turns Human Waste Into Electricity and Reduces Water Use By 90%

POO POWER: New Toilet System Turns Human Waste Into Electricity and Reduces Water Use By 90%

Poo power is rapidly becoming the energy source of choice in many countries, powering everything from homes to motorcycles. Now scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have invented a new

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Mexican Parks Trade Free Wi-Fi Access for Dog Poop

Mexican Parks Trade Free Wi-Fi Access for Dog Poop

Dog poop in public parks can really be the pits - however a new campaign by DDB in Mexico includes a genius incentive to get dog owners to clean up their pup’s leavings. For every “deposit” made in

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6 Incredible Inventions Made Possible by Nanotechnology

6 Incredible Inventions Made Possible by Nanotechnology

From water-purifying tea bags to artificial muscles, there have been a plethora of inventions lately made possible through the science of nanotechnology. You might not be able to actually see the

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Toto’s Poop Bike NEO Completes Its 870 Mile Journey Across Japan!

Toto’s Poop Bike NEO Completes Its 870 Mile Journey Across Japan!

We are so excited to learn that the amazing Toilet Bike Neo has completed its poop-powered 870 mile journey across Japan! Earlier this year, top toilet maker Toto unveiled their talking three-wheeled

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UK Prepares to Use Human Poop to Power Homes

UK Prepares to Use Human Poop to Power Homes

We talk about poop all the time -- pig poop, cow poop and chicken poop -- so why not start talking about our own? This stinky taboo might be keeping us from a great energy source. Scientists in the UK are

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POOPTRICITY: Want Electricity? Flush Your Turbine Toilet!

POOPTRICITY: Want Electricity? Flush Your Turbine Toilet!

What if every time that you flushed your toilet you could generate just a little bit of power? That is the idea behind the Benkatine Turbine by Leviathan Energy, which aims to get power from any pipe that

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