The smart toilet: a pipe's-eye view of gastrointestinal health

Toilet Bowl

An AI tool being developed at Duke University is being developed to analyse human faeces to improve the monitoring of gastrointestinal health, raising the prospect of a ‘smart toilet’ that has these diagnostic capabilities built in. Natalie Healey speaks to one of the researchers behind the concept, Sonia Grego, about the feasibility of a ‘smart toilet’ that automatically analyses your stool.

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