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In any event, there are times when the female fly has a hunger for protein. It can
be demonstrated quite scientifically, although far less exotically, by the same
method I have already described for measuring food intake. For the present ...
Unfortunately this is true of most protein. If you have the fortitude to measure a
fly's daily consumption of sugar and of protein over a three-week period, you will
discover that the males always prefer sugar. The females, on the other hand,
To one interested in protein preferences all of these interrelationships present a
knotty problem. How does one go about discovering the mechanism causing the
fly to select protein at certain times in her life? Since the preference is ...
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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