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Artificial Heart to Pump Human Waste into Future Robots

Posted November 08, 2013 10:23 AM

From ScienceDaily: Latest Science News:

A new device capable of pumping human waste into the "engine room" of a self-sustaining robot has been created by a group of researchers.

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11/09/2013 5:22 PM

Robotic grin....

You'd think an artificial rectum (e.g., peristaltic pump) would be cheaper, though.

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11/10/2013 9:53 PM

Sounds like something *fit* more for poly-tick-ians than anybody else (wink,wink)...so, does it mean they're building ROBOTIC poly-tick-ians?

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11/11/2013 9:56 AM

this is another idea (of about 20 so far) to run off urine, as the urea, uric acid battery. These are not very high output potential as cells, but I suppose they will be formed into batteries of useful output. The idea is to get useful energy out of waste, but doesn't this bring a different interpretation to IP address?

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