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Trials will start this year to see whether humans could breathe out of their buttholes like pigs.
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Trials will start this year to see whether humans could breathe out of their buttholes like pigs.

Have a stuffy nose? Not to worry. You'll have a different way to breathe through soon. your privates. You got that right. According to VICE World News, a group of researchers in Japan have discovered that pigs can absorb oxygen through the anus in tests looking into treatments for people with respiratory disorders. When oxygen and oxygenated fluids are injected via the animals' buttholes into their stomachs, the scientists found that the creatures could survive without breathing through their lungs. Takanori Takebe, a doctor at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University and one of the study's authors, told VICE World News, "It's really impressive because we never thought of breathing through the gut, but it's conceivable." The study on mice and how rodents and pigs share with...