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urine

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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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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

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Appliance Science: The Clean Chemistry of Laundry Detergents

How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.

By January 20, 2015

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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

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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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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

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Fly, you fools! 'Hobbit' stars take off in epic airline safety video

Elijah Wood, Sylvester McCoy and Peter Jackson are the fellowship of the wing in Air New Zealand's "Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made".

By October 23, 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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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

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014