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It would have been nice to have injected food directly into the neck region.
Unfortunately, the esophagus here does not possess the properties of a self-
sealing tank as does the rest of the gut. But there is another way to test whether
or not a ...
The head was now pulled forward as far as the stretch of the neck would allow
until it could be fitted into the front depression. The head was held there by two
pins crossed behind it. As a result of this procedure the fly's neck lay stretched ...
A scientist came to the stockroom, presented an erlenmeyer flask (the kind with
the thin neck), and requested one liter of White Leghorn feathers. With clumsy
fingers the stock room man slowly stuffed feathers into the flask until it was full.
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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