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Pigs, The Organ Donors Of The Future
Pig organs are roughly the same size as human organs, and we already kill half a billion of them every year for food...
Poop Transplants For Treating Infection
These transplants are referred to as fecal microbiota transplantations, or stool transplants.
Key Facts In This Video
Ecosystems with many species tend to be more resilient than those with few species. 00:03
A fecal transplant aims to replenish the gut microbiome with a variety of species and stave off an overabundance of C diff bacteria. 01:14
Microbial transplants also have applications in agriculture and aquarium maintenance. 02:02
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