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The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Daniel McDonald
5.18.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

So Really, What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

People take probiotics for digestion, immunity, depression, you name it. We looked into whether they're worth it.
Elizabeth Brown
4.30.18
POOP
POOP

What on Earth Could Someone Learn About Kim Jong-un From His Feces?

The Supreme leader allegedly travels with his own toilet because excrement contains “information about his health status” that "can't be left behind."
Jesse Hicks
4.26.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

To Understand How Super Fit Bodies Work, We're Studying Their Poop

Science, baby.
Nick Keppler
8.28.17
Eat This
Eat This

Whole Wheat Bread Isn't Always Healthier Than White Bread

The microbes in your gut play a big role in deciding what’s good for you.
Shayla Love
7.13.17
They Made Me Do It
They Made Me Do It

Are Gut Bacteria Driving Your Cravings?

Food-choice free will may be an illusion.
Shayla Love
4.25.17
It's Science
It's Science

Researchers Have a New Explanation for Adult Acne

Smarter ways of treating it could also be on the way.
Jesse Hicks
4.5.17
It's Science
It's Science

We Talked to the Scientists Turning Roadkill into Medicine

The process involves harrowing road trips and a lot of really disgusting Q-tips.
Eric Spitznagel
4.5.17
Transformations
Transformations

The Science Behind Your Failed New Year's Diet

Gut bacteria gets the last word again.
Ashley P. Taylor
1.1.17