Emperor’s Missing Heart, Vibrant Gut, More Trivial Superpowers, Greenfieldwashing

This week’s Feedback column (that I write) in New Scientist magazine has four segments. Here are bits of each of them: Find the emperor’s heart — Holy Roman Emperor Otto the Great certainly wasn’t, in the purest medical sense, heartless. But now he is. The search is on to find his missing heart, though it isn’t abundantly […]

Borborygmi and alternative-to-colonoscopy news

News.com.au reports: Nobel winner’s device listens to your gut A non-invasive way for detecting gut disorders could replace the dreaded colonoscopy, West Australian researchers say Gut disorders could be detected without the need for dreaded, invasive colonoscopies thanks to an invention by West Australian researchers, led by a Nobel Prize laureate. A University of WA […]