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And a study in 2009 found that the human appendix might And a study in 2009 found that the human appendix might be useful, serving as an important storehouse for beneficial bacteria, which can’t wait for a chance a case of diarrhea so they can rush to the gut and save you Stacey/Stacey 27 October 2014 16:31:48 Appendix
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5 Useless Body Parts LiveScience Staff Purch Web Page
Based (a) on a recently acquired understanding of immune Based (a) on a recently acquired understanding of immune-mediated biofilm formation by commensal bacteria in the mammalian gut, (b) on biofilm distribution in the large bowel, (c) the association of lymphoid tissue with the appendix, (d) the potential for biofilms to protect and support colonization by commensal bacteria, and (e) on the architecture of the human bowel, we propose that the human appendix is well suited as a “safe house” for commensal bacteria, providing support for bacterial growth and potentially facilitating re-inoculation of the colon in the event that the contents of the intestinal tract are purged following exposure to a pathogen Stacey/Stacey 27 October 2014 16:21:38 Appendix
Human vestigiality
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Biofilms in the large bowel suggest an apparent function of the human vermiform appendix R. Randal Bollinger Elsevier B.V. Journal Article
It produces and protects good germs for your gut It produces and protects good germs for your gut ChildPage 27 October 2014 18:50:59 Appendix
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Scientists may have found appendix’s purpose Associated Press NBCNews.com Newspaper Article
Now, the appendix in humans seems to be a depository of Now, the appendix in humans seems to be a depository of sorts for bacteria that is used in the colon to aid in digestion and absorption Stacey/Stacey 27 October 2014 16:41:30 Appendix
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Vestigial Structures in Humans Heather Scoville About.com Web Page
Researchers now say that the appendix acts as a safe hou Researchers now say that the appendix acts as a safe house for good bacteria. The body uses this to essentially “reboot” the digestive system when one suffers from a bout of dysentery or cholera Science Guy 27 October 2014 18:46:35 Appendix
Human vestigiality
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Scientists Finally Discover The Function of the Human Appendix MBD Political Blind Spot Web Page
The appendix does not serve any useful purpose as a dige The appendix does not serve any useful purpose as a digestive organ in humans, and it is believed to be gradually disappearing in the human species over evolutionary time ChildPage 27 October 2014 19:21:27 Appendix
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Your appendix ... it's there for a reason Ken Ham Creation Ministries International Web Page
The appendix is thus the useless remainder of a once use The appendix is thus the useless remainder of a once useful organ ChildPage 27 October 2014 19:15:11 Appendix
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Do Any Vestigial Organs Exist in Humans? Jerry Bergman, Dr. Answers in Genesis Web Page
The appendix, they said, is a safe haven where good bact The appendix, they said, is a safe haven where good bacteria could hang out until they were needed to repopulate the gut after a nasty case of diarrhea, for example ChildPage 27 October 2014 17:06:07 Appendix
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Evolution Of The Human Appendix: A Biological 'Remnant' No More Duke University Medical Center Web Page
The examples of human vestigiality are numerous, includi The examples of human vestigiality are numerous, including the anatomical (such as the human appendix Stacey/Stacey 27 October 2014 16:23:07 Appendix
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Human vestigiality Wikipedia contributors Web Page
Two years ago, Duke University Medical Center researcher Two years ago, Duke University Medical Center researchers said that the supposedly useless appendix is actually where good gut bacteria safely hide out during some unpleasant intestinal conditions Stacey/Stacey 27 October 2014 16:37:37 Appendix
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That's No Vestigial Organ, That's My Appendix Steve Mirsky Scientific American Magazine Article
the appendix is a vestigial organ the appendix is a vestigial organ ChildPage 27 October 2014 18:43:41 Appendix
Human vestigiality
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Does the appendix have a function? Amy Hunter HowStuffWorks Web Page
the positive effects from the human appendix seem to be the positive effects from the human appendix seem to be non-existent ChildPage 27 October 2014 18:35:05 Appendix
Human vestigiality
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The Useless Vestigial: the Human Appendix Britt Fremstad Serendip Web Page