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He then filled one tube with water and the other with sugar, marked the top level
of fluid in each, stood the two in the preserving jar with their long ends sticking up
through the holes in the screen cover, and by sleight of hand managed to insert ...
When the mythical Dutch boy poked his finger in the hole in the dike, he had to
push out as hard with his finger as the water was pushing in, in order to prevent a
flood. Now an animal, from one point of view, is just a bag of water with many ...
The gland in the brain can be removed by an operation that involves cutting a
minute hole in the back of the head, reaching more or less blindly into the proper
region of the brain, and cutting out that piece in which the gland is known to lie.
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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