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|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mary Roach; Emily Woo Zeller; Tantor Media.
|Notes:||Title from container.
|Performer(s):||Read by Emily Woo Zeller.|
|Target Audience:||General adult.|
|Description:||7 audio discs (8.50 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Nose job: tasting has little to do with taste --
I'll have the putrescine: your pet is not like you --
Liver and opinions: why we eat what we eat and despise the rest --
The longest meal: can thorough chewing lower the national debt? --
Hard to stomach: the acid relationship of William Beaumont and Alexis St. Martin --
Spit gets a polish: someone ought to bottle the stuff --
A bolus of cherries: life at the oral processing lab --
Big gulp: how to survive being swallowed alive --
Dinner's revenge: can the eaten eat back? --
Stuffed: the science of eating yourself to death --
Up theirs: the alimentary canal as criminal accomplice --
Inflammable you: fun with hydrogen and methane --
Dead man's bloat: and other diverting tales from the history of flatulence research --
Smelling a rat: does noxious flatus do more than clear a room? --
Eating backward: is the digestive tract a two-way street? --
I'm all stopped up: Elvis Presley's megacolon, and other ruminations on death by constipation --
The ick factor: we can cure you, but there's just one thing.
- Digestive organs -- Popular works.
- Alimentary canal -- Popular works.
- Gastrointestinal system -- Popular works.
- SCIENCE. -- Life Sciences. -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
- MEDICAL. -- Physiology.
- SCIENCE. -- General.
- SCIENCE. -- Life Sciences. -- General.
- MEDICAL. -- General.
- Alimentary canal.
- Digestive organs.
- Gastrointestinal system.