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Offline RD

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Thar's gold in them thar ... turds ?
« on: 22/08/2015 06:02:03 »
Quote from: BBC
US researchers are investigating ways to extract the gold and precious metals from human faeces ... scientists calculated that the waste from one million Americans could contain as much as $13m (8.6m) worth of metals.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32026636

If the $13m from 1 million persons is per year , then that's only about a penny per plop.


 

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Re: Thar's gold in them thar ... turds ?
« Reply #1 on: 22/08/2015 14:45:38 »
It makes you wonder what else could be recovered? I read somewhere that the average American contains so much DDT that they are unfit for human consumption.
 

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