NTU scientists create toilet which turns poo into electricity

  •  Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a new toilet system that converts human waste to electricity and fertiliser.

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SIDA meeting on 7 July 2012

Note: The meeting tweeter for this meeting will be published from 15 July 2012 onward.

Notice is hereby given that the SIDA Meeting will be held on Saturday, 7 July 2012 from 2.00 pm.

The agenda items are:
* SIDA 2012 Annual return submission (10 min).
* Monitoring of SIDA financial account using DBS “IDEAL” online system (Enquiry only) (15 min).
* NP Bootcamp (15 min)
* Brain Stretching Part 1 (30 min)
* SIAP#2: Project “Meeting” (1 hr)
* Break (15 min)
* SIAP#3: Project “Drainage” (1 hr)
* Brain Stretching Part 2 (30 min)
* Invention Gossip (30 min)

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Call To Invention: Project “Meeting” and “Drainage”

This is a SIDA “Call To Invention” under our SIAP (SIDA Inventor Assistance Programme).

SIDA members who are interested to take part in this project may contact us at http://www.sida.org.sg/contact-us/


Why It’s Never Been Easier To Be A Successful Inventor

http://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2012/06/06/why-its-never-been-easier-to-be-a-successful-inventor/

  • Van Anz ordered a 2hp motor from a Chinese manufacturer and rigged it up to a regular bike frame.
  • The first time Van Anz took it out in public, a stranger at a Los Angeles eatery offered to buy it for $5,000 in cash.
  • …now sells 400 bikes a year to the likes of Ashton Kutcher, Robert Downey Jr. and Robin Williams.
  • Starting at $3,000, prices for custom-painted models can run as high as $10,000.
  • …top speed of 35mph and fuel economy from 150mpg to 180mpg