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Scientists Just Discovered That The Lungs Have A Secret, Extremely Useful Function

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 LuckyBolt    1,764



Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco recently decided to take a second look at the lungs and found something that’s never been discovered before. When observing the lungs of mice, they learned that the organs have the bonus feature of being able to help make blood. Their lungs apparently produce over half of the platelets in circulation, which is what is needed to bind the blood together and stop bleeding when we’re wounded.


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