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Link Between Obesity And Gases In Breath Could Lead To Obesity Breathalyzer
2013-03-26 10:54:26

A new study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles suggests that breathalyzers might serve to protect certain people from doughnuts and other fatty foods.

2012-06-06 13:41:02

Microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal tract form an intricate, living fabric made up of some 500 to 1000 distinct bacterial species, (in addition to other microbes).


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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