Scientists experiment to see if roller coasters help pass kidney stones

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:08 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Two scientists carried a urine-filled, 3D-printed kidney onto Disney World rides in the name of science. Sixty rides later, they confirmed that getting jostled in a roller coaster makes it easier to pass kidney stones.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:19 AM

Paging Dr. Mean Streak to the ER...

Last edited by GoBucks89, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:21 AM
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:24 PM
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I would not want to be sitting in the row behind the scientists carrying a urine-filled, 3D-printed kidney on a ride. And here we thought getting hit by cell phones was bad enough.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:14 PM
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From personal experience on magnum, I can confirm that they do.


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