Urine Can Power Cellphones

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Researchers at two British universities have successfully powered a cellphone using urine. The project involves microbial fuel cells, which are ceramic cylinders filled with bacteria. As the bacteria eats fuel supplies, it creates a small electrical charge as a by-product. The technique works with micro-organisms that would normally, where oxygen is present, produce water as […]

Facebook Phone on Hold for Now

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The closest thing to a “Facebook phone” has been delayed indefinitely in Europe. Officially it’s to allow time to tweak some of the software, but it follows a poor initial response in the United States. Facebook has always insisted it won’t make a handset itself, reasoning that there’s no point putting its efforts into something […]