Question of the Week

Is there a reason for toenails?

Mon, 7th Sep 2015

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Question

Llewellyn Olivier asked:

Why do we have toenails?

Answer

Fingernails seem to have obvious uses but what are our toenails for? 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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