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It is possible to live without a pancreas, although daily insulin injections and the use of digestive enzymes are necessary. Experts from Cedars-Sinai say pancreatic transplantation is also an option in some patients. More »

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In order to exist, life requires cells to multiply rapidly to support the larger organism, and enzymes make this possible. Without enzymes, life wouldn't have had the opportunity to evolve in the first place. More »

Without gravity, there would be no life on Earth at all. Anything that rests on the planet would float off into space; this includes everything from human beings to all the water on Earth. More »

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