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Everything you wanted to know about your body (but were afraid to ask)

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book For more than two decades in the back pages of the New Scientist, readers have posed questions on topics that have confounded them and each week the magazine has published the best answers supplied by its readers.
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