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An iron grip could help pee to produce electricity

three urinals in a row against a tiled wall

Reactions that break down urea, one of the primary components of urine, can produce an electrical current. Credit: Getty

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Nature 597, 596 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02559-7

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