Student-Led Project Banks on Promise of Fecal Transplants

M. Scott Brauer for The Chronicle

Stored in a freezer at MIT, fecal material that has been screened and prepared by OpenBiome, a new not-for-profit, is ready to be shipped to a hospital.
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When Carolyn Edelstein’s friends and family gathered for Thanksgiving in 2012, the conversation kept turning to feces.

Ms. Edelstein, a graduate student at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, had...

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