The supposed vestigial organ may provide a “safe house” for beneficial bacteria.
In recent days, we have seen college professors forced out of their positions over relatively minor infractions of politically correct dogma.
As Michael Behe would say, the system the body uses to control its sodium is irreducibly complex.
If the euthanasia pushers can’t get people dead one way, they try another.
We live in a culture of nihilism, in which abandonment is called compassion and true compassion is denigrated as paternalism.