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Friday Weird Science: Does your poop float?

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…if you’re like 15% of the adult population (that was in 1972, and I now hypothesize that it’s more than that due to the prevalence of high fiber diets), then yes, it does (and don’t lie, you’ve looked). Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today to ask, WHY does poop float? Why does it sink? 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. marclevesque 6:59 pm 05/4/2013

    Excellent piece ! xyz being unavoidable is so true too ; )

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