Researchers in Antarctica accidentally experienced an odd source of "laughing gas." The nitrous oxide came from large amounts of penguin guano.
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A fecal transplant of viruses shows promise in mice for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes, report researchers.
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A new kind of smart toilet can check users for diseases using a variety of biomarkers. It even comes with an ID scanner and can send data to the cloud.
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A new coating could make regular toilets self-cleaning and cut the amount of water each flush uses.
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New findings outline a set of molecular signs that indicate a person has—or is at risk for—potentially dangerous diarrhea from C. difficile.
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