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Physics whizzes create 'black hole' to stop urinal splash-back

Aiming to keep khakis clean of urine droplets, a team of researchers turn to moss to develop an insert that will grab more pee.

By November 30, 2015


Swimming pool red-eye isn't from chlorine (It's from urine)

Technically Incorrect: The US Healthy Swimming Program says that when your eyes go red and stingy in the pool it's caused by a chemical reaction between chlorine and urine.

By June 25, 2015


Android logo caught urinating over Apple logo on Google Maps

Technically Incorrect: Some mysterious wag has decided to implant a rude image on Google Maps in Pakistan. A twisted celebration of the Apple Watch launch, perhaps?

By April 24, 2015


Attachable urinal for home toilets wants to make a splash

The Main Drain isn't shy about its bathroom habits. The detachable and adjustable urinal aims to make toilet time more convenient for guys.

By January 30, 2015


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


Engineers study urinal splashing, offer aiming tips

A group of Brigham Young University fluid-dynamics researchers apply the laws of physics to urinal splash-back to help guys pee-fect their aim.

By November 7, 2013


Peeth: Growing teeth from urine-harvested stem cells

Chinese scientists develop a method for growing new teeth from stem cells generated from urine.

By July 30, 2013


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


Phone out of juice? Scientists want to recharge it with urine

It's a liquid gold rush! Scientists find yet another way to power our smartphones (and other devices) with pee.

By July 16, 2013


Google Glass and the men's room urinals

commentary What mind-blowing breakthrough will result from the advent of Google's high-tech specs? Maybe redesigned men's rooms? CNET's Danny Sullivan considers the topic, and shares his stream of consciousness.

By May 18, 2013