How Video Game Computers May Revolutionize Health Care

Computer scientist Larry Smarr shows off his imaging technology -- and the inside of his own colon.

Computer scientist Larry Smarr, the subject of an Atlantic profile by Mark Bowden, has been meticulously measuring his every bodily function. Here, he shows off his imaging technology -- and the inside of his own colon.


Jennie Rothenberg Gritz is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she edits digital features.

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