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Smoking ears and screaming teeth : a celebration of scientific eccentricity and self-experimentation

Author: Trevor Norton
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Pegasus Crime, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Pegasus books cloth edView all editions and formats
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Discusses scientists throughout history who have performed dangerous experiments on themselves for the benefit of humankind, including a zoologist who ate slug soup and a Nobel Prize-winning surgeon who put a catheter into his own heart.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Norton, Trevor.
Smoking ears and screaming teeth.
New York, N.Y. : Pegasus Crime, 2011
(OCoLC)711051838
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Norton
ISBN: 9781453225936 1453225935
OCLC Number: 793230294
Notes: Originally published: London : Century, 2010.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: He came, he sawed, he chancred --
Sniff it and see --
Trials and tribulations --
Lovely grubs --
A diet of worms --
The desire for disease --
The disease detectives --
That unhealthy glow --
Found to be wanting --
Something in the blood --
A change of heart --
Behind the lines --
Suffer --
Adrift and alone --
Carnivorous and coming this way --
Into the abyss --
High, fast, and hazardous --
Risky business.
Responsibility: Trevor Norton.

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Discusses scientists throughout history who have performed dangerous experiments on themselves for the benefit of humankind, including a zoologist who ate slug soup and a Nobel Prize-winning surgeon who put a catheter into his own heart.

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