A biogas reactor that transforms human waste into energy could supply free methane to local villagers.
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Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
Diapers contain the plant-based material cellulose, which mushrooms consume.
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Most mammals larger than rats urinate for about the same amount of time: 21 seconds.
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
A new bioreactor for astronauts takes waste removed from their urine and turns it into a useful energy source. Continue reading →
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