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Then activity ceased, and the recording instrument silently traced a smooth line.
This smooth line should have continued until the following morning. Instead,
every night at eight o'clock the flies resumed activity for approximately thirty
great activity during the day and rest at night even though they were in total
darkness! The interesting fact is that flies which have been reared in total
darkness for many generations and have never seen light still showed a diurnal
of activity that differences due to internal rhythms would be swamped. And so it
turned out. Under constant light we had more or less constant activity, a constant
baseline which we could observe before and after feeding. And then we found ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review