Pee Batteryjohnb8/16/05 4:13pmFiled to: GadgetsBatteryFuture TechUrineEditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink This image was lost some time after publication. Besides being a great and invigorating morning tonic, your urine can now be used to power electronic devices. Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering, in an effort to make everything as clean as possible, is working on a urine-powered biobattery: Advertisement When a drop of urine is added to the copper chloride paper, a chemical reaction takes place and produces electricity, which is harnessed by the battery. A few drops will generate about 1.5 volts, the same as a AA battery. The battery needs to be developed further to make it commercially viable.The devices will be used in medical testing systems which can be powered by and test the same liquid stream simultaneously. If only my bed was urine powered. I could fly to the moon! [Thanks, Karl!] Advertisement Power of Pee Runs a Battery [Yahoo.com]Special Post Bonus: Check out these t-shirts. I'm totally getting one.