Another Good Use for Beer

In Australia these days scientists and Foster’s beer producers are finding other ways to use beer, or what’s left of it.  The waste water from the beer has recently been used to make a fuel cell. 

“The fuel cell is essentially a battery in which bacteria consume water-soluble brewing waste such as sugar, starch and alcohol.”  The byproduct is clean water!

What will people discover next?

You can check out the story at the CBC.

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