Airplane Poop Could Help Track Global Disease Outbreaks

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Airplane Poop Could Help Track Global Disease Outbreaks

by Sarah Lindsay August 6, 2015

Wired

 

Sarah Zhang reports on a group of Danish researchers from the Technical University of Denmark who have been collecting international human waste. The researchers, along with a similar group based at MIT, are studying human feces to track disease and pathogen movement. Salmonella enterica is among the most common bacteria aboard flights from South Asia.

 

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