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Why some parts of the human body don't make sense
04/12/2022 10:08 PM | Click to read full article
You will be hard-pressed to find an animal that has no rudimentary or useless traits: atrophied eyes, discarded wings, or male breasts, to name just a few of many. From the nucleus of each cell to the architecture of our organs, the human body, too, bears the traces and wounds of a long and contrasting evolutionary history. Naturally, not everything in our bodies serves a purpose, otherwise we would have to ask ourselves why we (and not the Neanderthals) have chins.