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Wednesday, 3 February 2016


A human liver can grow back even if 75% of the organ has been removed.

Although the ancient Greeks had a myth in which Prometheus is tied to a rock and his liver is eaten every day by an eagle, we did not actually learn about the liver's remarkable ability to regenerate itself until the 19th century.

The average adult human liver weighs 3lb.

It is the second largest human organ after the skin.

Anatomy of the human abdomen, by Ties van Brussel /

Broccoli, cabbage, and brussels sprouts all contain a little bit of cyanide—eating them primes your liver to deal better with other poisons.

Lobster liver is called 'Tomalley' and is considered a delicacy in many places.

If you eat a polar bear liver, you'll die because humans can't handle that much vitamin A.

A great white shark's liver can weigh up to be 24 percent of its body weight.

Chicken liver can be used to change A type blood to O type blood

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