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If there are not, then there are no grounds for scientific investigation. If there are, it
means either that the flies are flying faster and enter the visual field more often or
are flying slower and so remain in the visual field longer. In either case we are ...
The preparation of living tissues for study is one kind of scientific technology that
is not mere cook-bookery. Some people can do it; others cannot. Since the brain
is soft and watery— and alive, it must be killed, and it must be rendered less ...
On the other hand, in some scientific circles one's promotion and permanency
may depend upon the number, weight, or volume of his published works (seldom
on the quality, in these institutions). A scientist I once knew was arraigned in court
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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