colonYou’ve heard the talk show jokes. Now let Carol Ostrom of the Seattle Times explain the science behind fecal microbiota transplants, or as Carol (@costrom) states in plain language: poop transplants. Once your inner nine-year-old stops giggling, check out the variety of diseases, from chronic gut inflammation to bacterial infection, that can be treated with this therapy and learn  how patients and doctors pressed the FDA into approving it.