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02 May, 2007

Best headline ever

Posted by: Dave In: Health |Science

Erectile dysfunction probed with engineering tool

Like a column collapsing under the burden of a heavy roof, erectile dysfunction is a classical mechanical engineering problem, says a US urologist. Using mathematical models of penis geometry and hydrostatic pressure, doctors can predict when penises will fail – and in which vagina – he says.

Apparently this snicker-inducing test involved “57 men with erectile dysfunction. Each was measured by slowly injecting their penises with saline solution until erect. Udelson then applied a force to the tip of the penis until it started to bend, the first sign of buckling.”

I passed out after “slowly injecting.”  I have nothing more to say here.

From the New Scientist (via Kottke)

-Dave

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