faeces

  • Last supper for prehistoric pollinating beetle

    Fossil poo filled with pollen shows beetles visited flowers.

    Identifying who pollinated flowers in prehistoric times might be as simple as looking at fossilised beetle poo. A ...

    History April 13, 2021
  • The origin of faeces

    How to tell dog poo from human poo.

    The archaeological record is littered – aha – with poo, a potential goldmine for insights into ancient health and die...

    Archaeology April 20, 2020
  • Microplastics found in human stools

    Pilot study finds plastics in poo samples from eight countries.

    Microplastics are all too common in the human gut, if a recent pilot study reflects the bigger picture. In a present...

    Health October 22, 2018