Bricks Made From Human Urine 'Good News for Global Warming'
Researchers from the University of Cape Town have unveiled the world's first bio-brick made using human urine created in a natural process similar to the way seashells are formed.
This is Africa, 29 October 2018
The world's first bio-brick made using human urine was unveiled at the University of Cape Town, in South Africa recently. Researchers from UCT have been at the forefront of… Read more »
The world’s first bio-brick made using human urine was unveiled at UCT. In picture are (from left) the Department of Civil Engineering’s Dr Dyllon Randall and his students, Vukheta Mukhari and Suzanne Lambert.
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