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Friday Weird Science: A load of S***


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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talking about a load of crap. Specifically, how big is it? Haven’t you wondered how much people generally poop in a day? I know I have. Head over and check it out.

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

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  1. 1. The Ethical Skeptic 6:03 pm 02/16/2013

    LOL!! Thanks Scicurious, and great link to some stinkin’ science. We are just beginning to uncover the enormous impact of our lower GI tract functions on our overall health. Long overdue and a critical missing piece of the puzzle. If we had truly been skeptical of old wisdoms as we ethically should have, this ton of scents (pardon the pun) would have been easily ascertained long ago; begging the question – why did we not focus on bacteriology and digestive waste long ago? Penultimate Set Logic Fallacy I suppose.

    – TES

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