“Human feces floated in saline solution in a mortar, on a marbled countertop, in a dimly lit kitchen in Burlingame, California. A bottle of ethyl alcohol, an electronic scale, test tubes, and a stack of well-worn pots and pans lay nearby … This heralded the beginning of Zayner’s bacterial makeover.” From The Verge: Josiah Zayner’s gut was making his life hell — so he embarked on an extreme DIY fecal transplant. All this stuff about the microbiome can seem a little gross. But what we’re learning is remarkable.