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Comment Her own tissue? (Score 1) 582

where does an 18-year old get samples of her own intestinal tissue? When I was in biology in high school, we were content to stop at looking up a frog's ass in the name of science. Something is fishy about this story. Crohn's Disease isn't a rare malady. It's easily diagnosed by any doctor that specializes in digestive disorders. It seems weird to me that it couldn't be identified by a qualified doctor but an 18 year old could figure it out based on what she saw under a microscope in science class...

"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead