Stomach bloating: Six drinks to avoid if you want to banish trapped wind

Stomach bloating causes include trapped wind, constipation, food intolerances or conditions such as IBS or Coeliac disease. From a medical viewpoint, it’s a non-specific symptom and doctors will look beyond the digestive system to eliminate other causes of abdominal swelling. Cutting down on foods that promote trapped wind, such as beans, onions, and broccoli, is […]

Carpeting Sahara with wind and solar farms could make it rain

Enlarge / “Whaaaaaaaat?” (credit: Lisa de Vreede) If you’ve spent any time thinking about the world’s dirty energy problem, you’ve probably pondered some impractical “What if?” scenarios. Solar panels in space beaming energy down, or covering Nevada in solar panels—that kind of thing. Well, a new study led by Yan Li, Eugenia Kalnay, and Safa […]

Theranos is finally dead, company to wind down

Enlarge / Elizabeth Holmes speaks on stage during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative 2015 on September 29, 2015 in New York City. (credit: JP Yim/Getty Images) Theranos has told its investors that the company will wrap up, paying “unsecured creditors its remaining cash,” according to the Wall Street Journal. The company’s dissolution […]

Clobotics raises $11 million for retail and wind energy AI

Inspecting wind turbines. Optimizing product displays for profitability. There’s not much artificial intelligence (AI) can’t do these days, and startup Clobotics wants to push that edge even further. The Shanghai and Seattle firm today announced an $ 11 million funding round led by Nantian Infotech VC and Wangsu Science and Technology, b…Read More

Stomach bloating – eat more of this ‘superfood’ to prevent trapped wind

Most people have suffered from stomach bloating at some point in their life, according to the NHS. It’s usually caused by eating too much food after a big weekend, swallowing too much air, or even by eating gaseous foods. Making some small dietary changes could lower the risk of stomach bloating from returning. Eating more […]