Urine Battery Turns Pee Into Power

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: August 18, 2005   View Article

Before you next flush the toilet, consider this: Scientists in Singapore have developed a battery powered by urine.

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology created the credit card-size battery as a disposable power source for medical test kits.

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