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Scientists Developing ‘Smart Toilet’ to Collect Health Data
December 6, 2019 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »
Josh Coon, the Thomas & Margaret Pyle Chair at the Morgridge Institute and a UW-Madison professor, said his team became interested in the toilet as a way to collect health samples.
The toilet would pump out a urine sample away for analysis, and the scientists are calling the concept a toilet revolution.
Some of the available information is alcohol consumption, caloric intake, and how quickly a person metabolizes certain medicine.