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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By February 25, 2014

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By November 11, 2013

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Pissed-off Dell laptop owners seek answer to cat-pee odors

Months of complaints about the smell of cat pee emanating from new Dell 6430u laptops cap off with an official response to the stinky problem.

By October 30, 2013

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Crave Ep. 129: Charge your gadgets with pee

On this week's Crave, scientists recharge devices with pee power, air guitar gets a boost with LEDs, and a small Colorado town wants to issue "drone hunting" licenses. Yup.

By July 19, 2013

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Charge your gadgets with pee, Ep. 129

Got to go? Scientists have figured out how to recharge devices using human pee. A giant "Game of Thrones" dragon skull washes up on a U.K. beach. And we congratulate the AeroVelo human-powered helicopter for winning a high-flying honor.

By July 19, 2013

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Pee-analyzing urinal spots drunks before they drive

The battle against drunk driving gets a urine-analyzing system that identifies club patrons through RFID.

By July 17, 2013

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How a hair-raising billboard aims to beat cancer

An interactive billboard in a Stockholm subway reacts in a most striking way to deliver its message whenever a train arrives.

By October 7, 2014

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Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By September 25, 2014

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Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014