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Now Use Urine And Socks To Power Your Smartphones And Wearable Devices

Do you face charging issues quite often with your phone and other devices? Well, fret not. Thanks to latest innovation, you can charge your phone and other devices simply with your footsteps. Check out the future here!

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Now Use Urine And Socks To Power Your Smartphones And Wearable Devices

Now Use Urine And Socks To Power Your Smartphones And Wearable Devices

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Using urine and socks

Using urine and socks

In a recent trial, a pair of socks fuelled with urine pumped by the wearer's footsteps has successfully powered a wireless transmitter to send a signal to the computer. This breakthrough has led scientists to believe that the socks-urine combination can one day be used to charge smartphones and other devices.

Charging with footsteps

Charging with footsteps

Socks were embedded with miniaturised microbial fuel cells. The 24 individual soft MFCs inside the socks were fuelled with fresh urine, which was circulated around by the human operator walking.

A breakthrough

A breakthrough

The result of this experiment opens up new possibilities, especially because the pumping, in this case, relied solely on human activity.

A successful experiment

A successful experiment

The arranged system ran a wireless transmission board successfully and was able to send the message "First Wearable MFC" every two minutes to the computer-controlled receiver. What's left now is only a matter of extending its effectiveness.

Self-made energy

Self-made energy

The experiment has opened up a host of new possibilities, which hitherto seemed like a fantasy. Just imagine - charging your phone on the go!

Adorable socks can do so much more now

Adorable socks can do so much more now

It is really astonishing how science can find newer roles for those things that we already have in our lives, but never knew could one day be used for something so big, and so radical!

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