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Before being sliced, however, it must be either frozen or embedded in a firm
matrix. As any housewife knows, cold sausage meat slices more easily than
warm, and sausage in a casing more easily than unsupported meat. "I've
overdrawn my ...
"I've overdrawn my grant budget. Would ijou mind slicing this fly brain for me?" "
Don't I need a degree to slice it that thin?" Today in laboratories there are slicing
machines that must never.
These machines cut slices as thin as one thousandth of an inch. If the brain has
been embedded in wax, as is commonly done, the slices stick end to end as they
come off the machine so that one is left holding what looks like a long thin wax ...
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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