Researchers make bricks from human urine

Bio bricks made using human urine.

Bio bricks

South African researchers say they have made bricks from human urine. Photo courtesy: University of Cape Town

Researchers in South Africa have made bricks out of human urine. The grey bricks are made using urine, calcium, sand, and bacteria. It takes eight days to make the bricks in the lab. By using wastes effectively, these bricks could also help in reducing global warming.

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