Passing gas or flatulence is perfectly normal. It happens when the stomach contains too much intestinal gas, which can lead to feelings of bloating, burping or farting. The average person farts 14 times and produced about one to three pints gas a day, according to emedicinehealth.com. While passing gas is normal and not dangerous, unexpected flatulence often leads to great embarrassment. So if you don't want to toot while giving a speech, going on a date, having sex or attending a meeting, here a list of the most "musical" foods you should avoid...
A company in Brazil plans to start selling garlic capsules to fight flatulence, according to various reports.
Inspired by a flight from Copenhagen to Tokyo, five gastroenterologists from the United Kingdom and Denmark have finally answered the question that passengers have been forced to ponder since the beginning of air travel: to fart or not to fart?
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.