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Your Suggestions for Urine—Please Don’t Try This at Home

Can urine really treat jellyfish stings? See our readers’ wacky suggestions for urine—and why many aren’t a good idea.

Growing Teeth and Four More Odd Uses for Urine

Compost, fuel, water—and now teeth? See the unusual ways urine can be used in everyday life.

Top 10 Headlines Today: Urine-Powered Phone, Fossil Treasure Trove, and…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Scientists have apparently created the world’s first phone powered by urine, a fossil “treasure trove” has been discovered in Australia, and…

Human Pee Added to Compost Boosts Crops

People have been using manure as fertilizer for millennia. But scientists now believe they can turn human urine into liquid gold—as composting material.

Fossil Critter Pee Reveals Past Climate Change

Ancient urine of a rabbit-like critter is revealing how Earth’s climate changed thousands of years ago.

Excuse Me, Is This Your Bear Urine? – Only at National Geographic

Last week a group email went out to the staff of National Geographic. This is what it said: “A package arrived at Geo…(talk about weird) 2 small bottles of Pee. Bear Urine. No… really. Can you please send a blast to see if some brave soul will claim the urine.”