Brains On! Fart Smarts: Understanding the Gas We Pass

Is farting good for us? Where do farts come from? Why do only some make sounds? And what’s up with the smell?

We tackle your questions about the gas we all pass in this episode.

Bonus: Dan Knights, the scientist we spoke to on this episode, is really good at solving Rubik’s Cubes:


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Science Topics
Anatomy & Physiology
K-6, Middle School
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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