How does urine use for charging smartphones?

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British scientists have created a new way of charging smartphones – using urine (yes, I’m talking about our urine, surprised???).

Researchers have revealed a new system which transforms urine into electricity using a microbial fuel cell. Guys! Just over half a liter of urine is enough for six hours of charge time, which can power your smartphone for three hours.

You won’t believe, but the average toilet break produces around 600ml of urine.Researchers at the University of the West of England hope the technology will eventually allow people to stay connected when off-grid.

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This project is all about generating electricity from waste material or, in other words, turning waste into something really, really useful. And the microbial fuel cell technology is something that does exactly that.

It takes the waste that we naturally produce and it converts it directly into electricity.
The fuel cells contain-living microorganisms, such as those, which can be found in soil or the human gut. In breaking down and processing the urine they produce electrons that can then be harnessed into electricity.

The researchers have already powered a mobile phone, but have now developed the technology far enough to fuel power-hungry smartphones.

They have previously built a prototype toilet that generates ‘everlasting’ electricity from urine near a university bar.

The urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at the University of the West of England in Bristol and Oxfam.It is located near the students’ union at the university’s Frenchay campus and researchers will be hoping for brisk business at closing time.

Students and staff are being asked to use the urinal to donate pee to fuel the microbial fuel cell stacks, that generate electricity to power indoor lighting.
‘The microbial fuel cells work by employing live microbes which feed on urine for their own growth and maintenance.

The microbial fuel cell is in effect a system which taps a portion of that biochemical energy used for microbial growth and converts that directly into electricity – what we are calling urine-trinity or pee power.

This technology is about as green as it gets, as we do not need to utilize fossil fuels and we are effectively using a waste product that will be in plentiful supply.

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