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Question of the Week episode

Sun, 6th Sep 2015

Why do we have toenails?

Toenails (c)

Fingernails seem to have obvious uses but what are our toenails for? Was their some evolutionary benefit? And does that mean we'll evolve toenail-less feet? Sam Mahaffey and Dr Isabelle Winder from the University of York go in search of a gripping answer...

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Because we were made that way. Fruityloop, Wed, 2nd Sep 2015

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