Aussie Scientists Have Developed Ingestible Tech That Tracks Ya Farts

Calling all friends, family and roommates living with ppl who experience tummy problems – or just sheer enjoyment for dropping their guts and stinking out a room. Aussie scientists are combating the brown thunder from Down Under.

Australian scientists have developed a new ingestible technology that sits in your guts and monitors the rate in which your bums burps. It’s ground wind breaking stuff.  Jokes aside, it has huge medical benefits to help sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and could lead to a greater understanding of digestion problems.

The fart tracker is a pill-shaped device that’s been developed by members of RMIT University and Monash University that monitors gas levels in real-time. The info is stinked synched up live to a mobile app recording activity. Here’s what this miraculous device looks like:



So far, the device is a proof-of-concept and successful human trials have been completed. They’ll now be looking to raise funds for the second phase of trials. If you’re interested, you can check out the more detailed info here.


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