The act of vomiting deserves your respect. It's an orchestral event of the gut ― Mary Roach


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The beautiful act of vomiting

Vomiting may be one of most disgusting experiences you can have, but the physical processes behind it are actually beautifully choreographed. Even seeing another person vomit can make an otherwise well bystander start vomiting.

So why would a medical doctor work with biological scientists and engineers in North Carolina to build a vomiting machine — in fact, a projectile vomiting machine? They wanted to understand how Noroviruses spread through the air.

Vomiting is an involuntary and forceful expulsion of whatever happens to be in your stomach out through your mouth — and sometimes your nose.

There seems to be a vomiting centre in your brain known as the Area Postrema.…

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