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    Bizarre Facts from the History of Animal and Insect Experimentation

    Ten million billion ants, 60,000 papers on the genetics of the common fruit fly, the weaponozation of at least 18 arthropod-borne diseases, and one skinned frog. In the books section of The Guardian, science writer PD Smith offers a titillating roundup of bizarre facts from the history of animal and insect experimentation–and leaves you with a reading list.

    Image by Hamed Saber, licensed under Creative Commons.

    Published on May 6, 2009


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