Produced by: Infield Fly Productions in association with The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, OMDC, CAVCO and Rogers Telefund
Finalist in: Science Ambassador, Engaging Young Scientists
Every year, world wide, we produce 9 billion kilograms of the stuff - six metric tons each over our lifetime.
But now, from human poo to animal poo, researchers are embracing the brown stuff, convinced it holds secrets that could help change our lives. But, are they full of it?
In Myth or Science: The Power of Poo intrepid and curious scientist, Dr. Jennifer Gardy, goes on a journey to find out. Her goal: discover whether poo is simply waste to be banished, or a valuable byproduct that has the power to revolutionize our health.