Synthetic biology is behind a novel way to diagnose colon cancer, salmonella, worms, rotavirus, you know, the nasty stuff that dwells in the anterior and posterior recesses of where your body makes feces.
All ya gotta do is swallow a tankard full of E chromi.
The patient is handed the E chromi and a chart of colors and diseases. Once home the patient consumes the E chromi. When the pooping starts the chart is whipped out and wham-bam out-comes a diagnosis.
'The bacteria react with the enzymes, proteins, and other chemicals that are present in the gastrointestinal tract and turn different colors for different diseases...' says Daisy Ginsberg, of the University of Cambridge team stirred up the scrumptious synthesizing slurpee.
Can't wait wait to get home and start staring at the the toilet filled with colored jelly beans and licorice sticks huh?
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