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This fact, too, can be demonstrated with the proboscis response, but the only way
for a fly to say "No" is to retract his proboscis, and it can be retracted only if it is
first extended. Accordingly, one prepares several saucers of sugared water.
Confronted with the chiding accusation that she had been tardy one night, the
puzzled woman readily admitted the fact, but because she knew that nobody had
been in the building her curiosity demanded to know how I had known.
The brain is not in fact structureless; however, to discern its details one must carry
out a long, tedious process of preparation, a process requiring great skill and
artistry. The preparation of living tissues for study is one kind of scientific ...
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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