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Smart toilets seen as future real-time health monitoring tech

Toilets are currently used for disposing of human waste. But researchers see tremendous value in the metabolic information contained in urine as a source of real-time monitoring of peoples’ health. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working on a proof of principle for an integrated “smart toilet” system… Read More »

A new dwarf planet called Farout is the most distant we’ve ever seen

Woah, far out!Description:Carnegie Institution for Science By Leah Crane There’s a new dwarf planet in our solar system, and it’s the most distant one we’ve ever discovered. The tiny world, formally known as 2018 VG18 but nicknamed Farout, is about 18 billion kilometres away – roughly 3.5 times the distance to Pluto. A team of astronomers discovered… Read More »