Solid Gold: Precious Metals Discovered to be Concentrated in Human Fecal Matter

Instead of flushing millions down the toilet, humans could be mining their poop for gold. That’s at least what some researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) think. They’re looking for ways to squeeze metals like gold and silver out of solid waste. When poop arrives at a wastewater treatment plant, it is separated intoContinue reading “Solid Gold: Precious Metals Discovered to be Concentrated in Human Fecal Matter”