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Some Chimpanzees Have a Bone in Their Heart—and Some Humans Might, Too
Gizmodo ^ | June 20, 2020 | George Dvorsky

Posted on 07/01/2020 7:36:52 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

Scientists in the United Kingdom have discovered a rare bone, called the os cordis, in chimpanzees with a common heart condition. The implications of this finding could extend to humans, who share a close genetic relationship to chimps.

Cattle, buffalo, and sheep have it. So do otters, camels, and dogs. Primates, not so much—at least that’s what scientists thought.

The os cordis, a small bone found in the hearts of certain animals, is also present in some chimpanzees, according to research published today in Scientific Reports. It’s the first time os cordis has been detected in a great ape species.

The rare bone structure was mostly found in chimps suffering from idiopathic myocardial fibrosis (IMF), in which the heart develops potentially life-threatening scar tissue. IMF is common in many animals, including chimps and humans. The unexpected discovery could lead to better treatments for chimpanzees, a species for which cardiovascular disease is common. What’s more, the research, led by the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, could apply to humans as well, given how closely related we are to chimpanzees.

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TOPICS: History; Science; Travel
KEYWORDS: cardiovascular; chimps; godsgravesglyphs; oscordis; qanon
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The rare heart bone, called the os cordis, found in chimpanzees. University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

1 posted on 07/01/2020 7:36:53 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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2 posted on 07/01/2020 7:39:58 PM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: SunkenCiv

Stone in Your Heart
Molly Hatchet

Is this how it ends?
We’re strangers again
It’s over but you won’t explain
No kiss no goodbye, not one final lie
Just cold to the bone from the ice’s that’s runnin’ through your veins

You have stone in your heart.
Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na stone in your heart
Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na
What is keepin’ us apart?
Stone in your stone heart.


3 posted on 07/01/2020 7:41:37 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: SunkenCiv

Can’t possibly be a good thing.


4 posted on 07/01/2020 7:43:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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“..chimpanzees, a species for which cardiovascular disease is common.”

Well, just get them to stop smoking.


5 posted on 07/01/2020 7:44:23 PM PDT by moonhawk (These blue state tyrants seem to be doing their very best to turn their states red.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Bttt


6 posted on 07/01/2020 7:48:45 PM PDT by thinden
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To: SunkenCiv

Cardio bone but no baculum, nature is sometimes so unfair.


7 posted on 07/01/2020 7:50:12 PM PDT by chickenlips
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To: DannyTN

For them, it’s the ballad. :^)


8 posted on 07/01/2020 7:53:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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9 posted on 07/01/2020 8:05:06 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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To: SunkenCiv

I was an xray tech for over 30 years shot a lot of chest xrays in that time, this is not something i ever ran across.


10 posted on 07/01/2020 8:06:58 PM PDT by MrHead (Can we just skip ahead to Idiocracy?)
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To: moonhawk

Lol. Made my day


11 posted on 07/01/2020 8:49:35 PM PDT by Long Jon No Silver
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To: BenLurkin

That’s what I’m talking about!

( I knew someone woukd post that—thanks!!)


12 posted on 07/01/2020 9:18:22 PM PDT by moonhawk (These blue state tyrants seem to be doing their very best to turn their states red.)
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To: SunkenCiv; Daffynition

A clear warning to beware of quacks.

13 posted on 07/01/2020 9:21:57 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The pun is mightier than the s-word. Goy to the World!)
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 1ofmanyfree; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; 31R1O; ...

14 posted on 07/01/2020 10:25:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: Ezekiel

15 posted on 07/02/2020 12:11:59 AM PDT by Daffynition (*Mega Dittoes and Mega Prayers* & :))
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To: DannyTN

How about some nails?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bTWF7eirJw&list=RD9bTWF7eirJw&start_radio=1&t=153


16 posted on 07/02/2020 12:34:25 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Free the TVs!)
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To: SunkenCiv

The heart bone’s connected to the ......


17 posted on 07/02/2020 12:44:38 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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...chimpanzees, a species for which cardiovascular disease

Well! If they would all stop smoking, drinking alcohol, eating junk food, stay away from carbs and sugar they wouldn't have cardiovascular disease!...................

18 posted on 07/02/2020 5:22:17 AM PDT by Red Badger (To a liberal, 9-11 was 'illegal fireworks activity'..........................)
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To: moonhawk

GMTA!...............


19 posted on 07/02/2020 5:22:36 AM PDT by Red Badger (To a liberal, 9-11 was 'illegal fireworks activity'..........................)
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To: SunkenCiv

What is the heart bone connected to?


20 posted on 07/02/2020 7:10:34 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Joe Biden- "First thing I'd do is repeal those Trump tax cuts." (May 4th, 2019))
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