We’ve often said that our customers are working on the most interesting projects. Take for instance TA.XTPlus user, engineer, and food scientist Gail Bornhorst at the University of California Davis.

Dr. Bornhorst and her team have developed “the Human Gastric Simulator” to help researchers study human digestion in a completely noninvasive manner. The tabletop device simulates the biochemical and physical conditions of a human digestive tract. It is helping researchers discover clues that could lead to understanding how to help people make better decisions about when and what to eat. It may also offer new insights into how to prepare food for individual nutritional needs.

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