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You will be surprised, perhaps chagrined, to discover that the fly is unbelievably
more sensitive than you. In fact, a starving fly is ten million times more sensitive.
You console yourself with the thought that he may be less versatile, less of a ...
The only reasonable interpretation of this simple experiment is that the hair is
equipped with one nerve cell sensitive to bending, one to water, and one to sugar
. Finally, since salt elicits retraction rather than extension, there must 34.
We had observed that the sensitivity of a fly to sugar depended upon whether or
not he had recently fed. We became curious about the states of hunger and
satiation in the fly. These are questions that also attract the attention of physicians
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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