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A gentle liver-like odor filled the laboratory and welled over to the outside.
Somewhere in the wide acres beyond, an egg- burdened blowfly cruised urgently
about seeking a suitable place to lay her cream-colored cylindrical eggs.
Flavor is a mixture of tastes, odors, and textures. With taste alone you are pretty
much restricted to sweet, salt, sour, and bitter. The old adage that one can catch
more flies with honey ^than with vinegar has a sound basis in physiology.
On the other hand, odors in the air are useful for navigation. Think of the times
you have sought out something burning in the house or a dead house mouse
simply by following your nose. Recently we demonstrated the efficacy of the
method of ...
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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