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New battery uses microbes to turn sewage into energy

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US scientists may have found a new way to produce clean energy by way of dirty water, according to a new study out Monday. 

A wastewater treatment plant is inundated by the Yazoo River floodwaters on May 22, 2011, near Yazoo City, Mississippi.

The engineers have developed a more efficient method to use microbes to harness electricity from wastewater.

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