Saturday, October 6, 2007

Appendix mystery solved.

Well, I had mine taken out two years ago so I hope I'm not at a disadvantage after the next GI bug.

Function of the appendix found? A good bacteria safehouse. - Boing Boing
"Immunologists from Duke University believe they've found the function of the supposedly useless and often dangerous appendix: It's a reserve store of good germs to 'reboot' your digestive system in case another bug wipes out the germs necessary for human survival."

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