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Poop: It's a Great Thing to Study

Lawrence David's studies of gut microbiome is changing our understanding of the human body

Lawrence David was presented with an unusual project by his advisor when he was a student: to study his own feces for a full year. By accepting this challenge, Lawrence went on a journey of scientific and personal discovery.

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For a glimpse into Lawrence’s life as a graduate student collecting his own poop, read his blog: