You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up

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If you’re easily offended, please don’t read any further. Hard science sometimes veers into the discomfort zone of many…

The New Scientist journal reports on new research from the University of Naples Federico II in Italy, concluding that “fart molecules” could become “the next Viagra.” No joke: “The stink of flatulence and rotten eggs could provide a surprising lift for men. Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) causes erections in rats and may one day provide an alternative to Viagra for men.”

If you so desire, the full report can be purchased online from the National Academy of Sciences.

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Published by Max Kalehoff

Father, sailor and marketing executive.

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