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In each case a particular need is met by satisfying a craving for a particular food.
Precisely how the mechanism of specific hunger operates is a mystery. It is not a
phenomenon confined to the higher animals, and therefore may conceivably ...
The specific hunger does not seem to be under direct hormonal control. The next
guess is that the level of proteins in the circulating blood affects either the organs
of taste or some point in the brain where their nerves connect with the feeding ...
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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
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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