Pardon Me, Turkey, Is This Stool Taken? Scientists Turn Poultry Poop Into Fuel

Pardon Me, Turkey, Is This Stool Taken? Scientists Turn Poultry Poop Into Fuel

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Hydrochar derived from poultry waste was produced in a lab at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. The hydrochar can be made into briquettes, which can be used as charcoal for cooking food.

When heated under proper conditions, turkey droppings transform into a form of coal, and serve as a renewable resource. Just think: Someday you might roast your holiday turkey using its own excrement.

(Image credit: Juliana Neumann)

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