In a three-hour operation, doctors removed a section of the man's colon that's full of feces. The infected colon measured 76 centimeters and weighed 28 pounds (13 kilograms).
Mammals spend an average of 12 seconds to poop. This is according to a new study that says mammals only take 12 seconds to poop to protect themselves from predators.
The clip, entitled "It Got Grandma" has racked up hundreds of thousands of views just hours after it was uploaded on Youtube.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is currently investigating human waste found in Coca-cola cans manufactured by the Hellenic Bottling Company in Lisburn, North Ireland.
Scientists from Washington State University and John Hopkins Medical School have discovered the potential of fats in feces as a fast, non-invasive diagnostic tool for early detection of colorectal cancer.
The strange mounds that cover 26,000 square miles were actually made by newly discovered worms that can grow up to five feet. The gigantic worms are unique in South America.
"Everything comes down to poo," said a funny song by Turk and JD in the hit TV series, "Scrubs." Now, a newly discovered ancient horse poop is guiding scientists who are trying to uncover the 2,000-year-old enigma about the route Hannibal took through the Alps into Italy.
Animals' poop plays a key role in keeping the planet fertile. However, when large animals go extinct the natural cycling of nutrients from deep ocean waters to high mountainous areas is significantly reduced, researchers revealed in a new study.
Caucasian Parsley Frogs (Pelodytes punctatus) feed on insects breeding in the feces of bats in remote limestone caves near Russia, researchers discovered. Their study sheds light on the importance of species conservation.
Cape Restio shrubs produce large, dark nuts that mimic antelope droppings and trick dung beetles into planting them, ultimately helping the shrubs become more widespread.
What would you say is most important to Africa's ecosystems? Is it isolation, stability, or maybe biodiversity? According to a new study of Africa's essential rivers, it's none of those, as hippo dung is actually the "life force" that keeps the region vibrant and alive.