Discovering a cost-effective way to extract gold and other precious metals from human waste could help protect the environment from destructive mining practices. Photo: Reuters Discovering a cost-effective way to extract gold and other precious metals from human waste could help protect the environment from destructive mining practices. Photo: Reuters
Discovering a cost-effective way to extract gold and other precious metals from human waste could help protect the environment from destructive mining practices. Photo: Reuters

Flush with riches: Scientists strike gold in human faeces

New study finds that precious metals could be harvested from human excrement

Discovering a cost-effective way to extract gold and other precious metals from human waste could help protect the environment from destructive mining practices. Photo: Reuters Discovering a cost-effective way to extract gold and other precious metals from human waste could help protect the environment from destructive mining practices. Photo: Reuters
Discovering a cost-effective way to extract gold and other precious metals from human waste could help protect the environment from destructive mining practices. Photo: Reuters
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