The Other Brain Also Deals With Many Woes
By HARRIET BROWN
The New York Times
Published: August 23, 2005
Two brains are better than one. At least that is the rationale for the close - sometimes too close - relationship between the human body's two brains, the one at the top of the spinal cord and the hidden but powerful brain in the gut known as the enteric nervous system.
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That title for my post? Ask why. The brains at Enron initially decided to call their company "Enteron," but shortened the name once they realized its intestinal nature. Pity they went through the trouble of changing the name - given what Enron eventually produced ... (grin)
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