Donate your poo

Scientists are offering $13,000 per year for it

bottles containing poo material for faecal transplants

To realise the full money-making potential of your poo, you’ll have to donate daily at OpenBiome’s lab in Massachusetts. The pay is $40 per motion plus a $50 weekly bonus for regularity.

There’s a catch, of course - you will face rigorous health checks. Only 4% of applicants make it through the screening process.

You may wonder why OpenBiome would want to buy your poo. The Washington Post investigates…

Bill Cane health science