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This Could Have Been The First Poop Pill To Hit The Market, But It Failed Clinical Trials

An artist's rendering of poop pills. So close, yet so far. Marc Bruxelle / Getty Images Seres Therapeutics, a pioneer in the race to develop therapeutic pills from poop, has suffered a key setback with a drug failing to pass clinical trials. The results come from a randomized control trial …

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We Saw The Corpse Flower In Bloom And It Was Disgustingly Beautiful

It brought tears to our eyes — literally. After nearly 80 years, the famous corpse flower has finally bloomed this week at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Taylor Miller / BuzzFeed According to the NYBG, the rare plant, Amorphophallus titanum (also known as titan-arum), hasn't bloomed since …

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A Promising Poop Pill Just Flunked Clinical Trials

An artist's rendering of poop pills. So close, yet so far. Marc Bruxelle / Getty Images Seres Therapeutics, a pioneer in the race to develop therapeutic pills from poop, has suffered a key setback with a drug failing to pass clinical trials. The results come from a randomized control trial …

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eBay Just Nixxed Its Human Skull Market

Screenshot of an eBay listing before the skull ban. BuzzFeed News / eBay As recently as last week, you could browse the online auction giant eBay for “genuine” or “authentic” human skulls. Of the two dozen listings that were live last Thursday, most were marketed as tools for medical study, …

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