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A new electrical farting machine could improve fuel cell technology

I think Discovery.com just used the word "fart" to drive traffic, but it's a notable story nonetheless - It sounds like a gag gift instead of serious science, but a new electrical farting machine could improve fuel cell technology by turning C02 in the atmosphere into methane.

The technique won't combat global warming directly, since both CO2 and methane are potent greenhouse gases, but it could help store alternative energies such as wind and solar more efficiently.
 
 

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