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Pee Power Urinal at the University of the West of England -and Hope for Refugee Camps   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, University of the West of England, Bristol, pee power, electricity, Glastonbury, Oxfam, refugees )

- 102 days ago -
A team of researchers in the UK is turning urine into electricity. A prototype urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at UWE Bristol and Oxfam. It is hoped the pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps
Denmark Breaks Its Own World Record For Wind Power Generation In 2015
Science & Tech  (tags: wind power generation, denmark, electricity, wind turbines, climate, environment, humans, world )

- 276 days ago -
Denmark has managed to set another world energy record, generating over 42 percent of its electricity in 2015 through wind turbines alone, the highest proportion for any country.
This Machine You Use Every Day Is Surprisingly Vulnerable to Terrorists and Hackers
Science & Tech  (tags: electricity, power, blackouts, solar storms, hackers, terrorists, terrorism )

- 411 days ago -
Throughout history, inexplicable natural phenomena have tended to instill an understandable fear in people. Accounts of the solar storm of August and September 1859 stand out for their tendency toward the whimsical and delighted.
Four African Girls Have Created a Generator That Produces Electricity for 6 Hours Using a Single Liter of Urin as Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: generator, fuel, uringe, electricity, nigeria, concept, design, energy, environment, humans, interesting, NewTechnology, research, technology, world )

- 547 days ago -
The generator produces electricity for 6 hours using a single liter of urin as fuel. Their names are Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, Faleke Oluwatoyin, and Bello Eniola and theyâEUR(TM)re from Lagos, Nigeria
âEUR~Pee-PowerâEUR(TM) to Light Camps in Disaster Zones
Science & Tech  (tags: urine, energy, electricity, pee-power, Briston, University of West England )

- 601 days ago -
A toilet, conveniently situated near the Student Union Bar at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), is proving pee can generate electricity.
The Grid Reliability Myth
Science & Tech  (tags: power, electricity, grid, renewable energy )

- 666 days ago -
On Aug. 1, 2011, a feral heat wave grasped Texas by its drought-parched throat. Temperatures remained over 100 degrees for 40 days--dozens of people died. Air conditioners all over the state struggled valiantly to cool buildings--much of their effort leaked
Help Shut Off NSA'S Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA, electricity, Fourth Amendment Protection Act, Washington State, Oklahoma, Florida, Indiana, spying, intrude of privacy )

- 1006 days ago -
Thank you for supporting the Fourth Amendment Protection Act. If you're not in Washington State, Oklahoma, Florida, or Indiana (which already have bills introduced), you should work on advancing the same in your state.
New Research Finds Electrical Current in Plants - Clean Energy? - Via Why Don't You Try This?
Science & Tech  (tags: Interesting News, Science and Technology, Plant Research, Electricity, CO2 emissions, Nanotechnology, Energy Technology )

- 1073 days ago -
Stanford engineers have generated an electrical current by tapping into and siphoning off the electrons of individual algae cells using a gold nanoelectrode. This is carbon-free bioelectricity with no CO2 emissions, by-products are protons and oxygen.
WiTricity Charges Forward With Wireless Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, concept, electricity, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

- 1152 days ago -
The world disposes of 40 billion batteries each year; many lay corroding in dumps, polluting ground water. And take one look under your desk and you might get an idea of how entangled the world is in electric wire...
Unclean at Any Speed
Science & Tech  (tags: research, concept, environment, design, science, Elictric cars, fossil fuels, electricity, EVs, NewTechnology, energy )

- 1206 days ago -
Electric cars don't solve the automobile's environmental problems.
Scientists Hack Photosynthesis for Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: plants, electricity, discovery, research, science, scientists, environment, energy, technology )

- 1257 days ago -
As humans scour the Earth for energy, venturing farther offshore and deeper underground, a new study suggests the answer has been under our noses all along. Rather than chasing finite fossils fuels, it focuses on Earth's original power plants: plants.
Plugging In to Plant Roots
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, science, research, concept, design, plants, electricity, technology, green living, green sustainable )

- 1358 days ago -
Cast-off electrons in a plant's roots can provide electricity, a Dutch team reports. Now, through a spin-off company, it hopes to grow grassy generators on rooftops and promote decentralized electrical production in wetlands in developing countries.
Ecotricity's SeaRaser Tidal Power Generator Could Be the World's Cheapest Method Of Producing Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: , Cheapest, Method Of, Producing, Electricity )

- 1733 days ago -
Over the years, scientists have come up with numerous ways to produce renewable energy, however cost has always been a huge barrier to the widespread adoption of clean tech - the economics are still in favor
Pot That Can Recharge Cell Phone While Boiling Water Goes On Sale
Science & Tech  (tags: pot, recharge cell phone, energy, TES New Energy, electricity, voltage, National Institute of Advanced Industria, blackout, Technology, technology )

- 1956 days ago -
A pot that can use the heat of a campfire to recharge a cell phone as well as boil water went on sale June 13 to offer emergency backup in times of blackout.

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