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Electrified sheep : and other bizarre experiments

Author: Alex Boese
Publisher: London : Boxtree, 2011.
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"Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment and founding father of the USA. But perhaps less well known is that he was also the first person to use artificial respiration to revive an electric shock victim. Odder still, it was actually mouth-to-beak resuscitation on a hen that he himself had shocked. Welcome to some of the most weird and wonderful experiments ever conducted in the name  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
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All Authors / Contributors: Alex Boese
ISBN: 9780752227382 0752227386 9781447212188 1447212185
OCLC Number: 752329835
Notes: Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment and founding father of the USA. But perhaps less well known is that he was also the first person to use artificial respiration to revive an electric shock victim. Odder still, it was actually mouth-to-beak resuscitation on a hen that he himself had shocked.
Description: 343 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alex Boese.

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