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#DoesItFart has been trending on Twitter, and scientists have been answering. Here's everything you need to know about the farting database.

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What Makes Us Fart?
http://www.livescience.com/32405-what-makes-us-fart.html
"The answer may stink, but eating or drinking anything gives us gas. In fact, it's normal to fart up to half of a gallon (1.9 liters), or about 15 to 20 toots worth of gas, each day."

Is It True That Birds Can't Fart?
http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2009-05/it-true-birds-cant-fart
"It's not that they can't. They just don't need to, says Mike Murray, a veterinarian at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. Birds have the anatomical and physical ability to pass gas, he explains, 'but if I saw gas in a bird's gastrointestinal tract on an x-ray, I'd suspect that something abnormal was going on in there.'"

Termites: A Potentially Large Source of Atmospheric Methane, Carbon Dioxide, and Molecular Hydrogen
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/218/4572/563
"Termites may emit large quantities of methane, carbon dioxide, and molecular hydrogen into the atmosphere. Global annual emissions calculated from laboratory measurements could reach 1.5 x 1014 grams of methane and 5 x 1016 grams of carbon dioxide."

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