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For example, who has the more acute sense of taste, you or the fly? As the
cookbooks say, take ten saucers. Fill the first with water and stir in one teaspoon
of sugar. Now pour half the contents of the saucer into another which should then
... seen more easily under the microscope hit upon the idea of standing a fly in
sugar but arranging for its mouth to come down in dye. As a result the fly's insides
were stained beautifully. This is one example of a physiological way to coat a pill.
For example, the stronger the drop of sugar the more frenzied the dance and the
longer its duration. Furthermore, the hungrier the fly, the more active and
sustained the dance. One has only to clock a few dances by flies of various
degrees 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