Oregon urine mappings….caffeine anyone?


Oregon State University has completed a bit of brilliant, and potentially scary research (depending on how one spends their free time), and urban mapping by sampling and testing teaspoons of untreated urine collected from water treatment facilities.   Its called “community urinalysis” and adds a whole new layer of detail and sophistication to mapping urban metabolism and consumption.

More from the New York Times

(Thanks to Pruned for the tip)

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