Sarah Zhang of Gizmodo covered OpenBiome in a post on February 13th. In the piece, she reflects on the future of the use of stool in medicine. Here's an excerpt:
"As we increasingly realize the role of the microbiota in just about every aspect of human health, the idea of banking healthy gut microbiota through poop doesn't seem very outlandish. (Note: While there are many associations between differences in the gut microbiota and certain diseases such as obesity and asthma, there's less evidence, at least for the time being, that a fecal transplant can cure diseases aside from C. difficile.) The "Brown Cross" could become part of our public health infrastructure."
Read the full post here.