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7 Places Poo Will Power the Future (Slideshow)

By Tracy Staedter, Discovery Channel Everybody poops. But why should it just stop there? Feces -- human or other -- contains methane, hydrogen and nitrogen that can be converted into energy. And wh…


Energy Could be Made from Human Waste

A $100,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been made for turning human excrement and urine into methane gas, heat and electricity. Similar technology already exists, but the Cal…


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