New Paper-Based Urine Tests Could Detect Cancer and Heart Disease

Diagnosing cancer and heart disease generally requires extensively trained personnel and expensive instruments. But one MIT research group that wants to solve that problem has designed a single injection and paper-based detection system they're hoping to ship them everywhere a letter can travel. » 2/24/14 8:00pm 2/24/14 8:00pm

Why Drinking Purified Poo Water Is So Gross, Even When It Shouldn't Be

There's a reason you don't drink out of the toilet. It's gross. Even if you got a super toilet that only flushed diamond rain water, it'd still be disgusting. But that's the thing. The only thing keeping you from drinking cleansed pisswater is you. » 8/16/11 7:20pm 8/16/11 7:20pm