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One depression corresponded to all of the fly's body except the head. There was
a separate depression for the head, but it was purposely placed too far in front of
the first depression. A fly was now made to lie prone in the big depression and ...
If you have the fortitude to measure a fly's daily consumption of sugar and of
protein over a three-week period, you will discover that the males always prefer
sugar. The females, on the other hand, prefer protein rn sugar Hnring the first six
But clearly between the fly and the scientist there is an interaction. What the
scientist does to the fly determines in part what the fly does, and what the fly does
is seen by the eyes of the scientist and sends nerve messages along his optic ...
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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