Snapshot of the outgoing voice call made by the MFC powered Samsung GT-E2121B
The Samsung GT-E2121B mobile phone that researchers powered with urine
Part of the MFC cascade that generates electricity from urine
Two cascades of three MFCs each, assembled with air-gap adapters
If asked what would be a great power source for mobile phones, it’s a fair bet that most people wouldn't make urine their first choice. But that's exactly what a group of scientists at Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK have done. As part of a project to find new ways to provide electricity for small devices in emergency situations and developing countries they have created a new fuel cell system powered by pee.
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