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Modern alchemists and broke jewelry students, your prayers have been answered. Gone are the days of sweeping metal filings from a dirty studio floor or transmuting lead in a candlelit laboratory. Gold and other precious metals are as close as the nearest toilet, just waiting to be sifted from human excrement. According to recent findings, there is—literally—a shit-ton of gold to be recovered from sewage.

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