Scientists finally discover the function of the human appendix - but go into damage control and minimize the findingsSubmitted by Bob-45 on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 17:36
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 00:00 CDT
It has long been regarded as a potentially troublesome, redundant organ, but American researchers say they have discovered the true function of the appendix.
The researchers say it acts as a safe house for good bacteria, which can be used to effectively reboot the gut following a bout of dysentery or cholera.