Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Urine Batteries: The Next #1 Tech Breakthrough 

This pee battery breakthrough looks promising:

Scientists have developed a way to turn pee into electricity. And there's plenty where that came from, they point out.

Cheap, disposable, and renewable, urine-powered batteries may be the perfect power source for disposable healthcare test kits called biochips, the researchers say.
But don't flush your other batteries just yet. No one is really sure yet where this technology is going. Counting on big market success is still a wee bit premature.

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