Science Volume 7, Nos. 158-182

Science Volume 7, Nos. 158-182

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...directly to the solution of the main problem, namely, what are the binocular factors in so-called monocular vision? The double images, which are, as Professor Stevens very properly points out, monocular phenomena, were made use of in this experiment merely for the purpose of discovering the position of the closed eye. The various cases tested by the method described led to the conclusion 'that the closed eye follows the open eye to a certain extent, and to a certain extent obeys its own tendencies of relaxation.' These facts, together with the changes in accommodation pointed out, may be made use of to explain some of the differences between ordinary vision and vision with a single eye, as, for example, the fact that an object seen with one eye looks farther away and smaller. Chas. H. Judd. Wesleyan University. SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE. Lehrbueh der vergleichenden mikroekopischen Anatomie der Wirbelthiere. Von Dr. med Albert Oppel. Zweiter Theil. Schlund und Darm. Jena, Gustav Fischer. 1897. Price, 20 Marks. The second part of Professor Oppel's storehouse of facts is a valuable addition to our literature on microscopic anatomy and is to be classed with books of the calibre of Minot's Embryology. It is a handsome volume of 682 pages, 343 text figures and four lithographic plates. In addition to an exhaustive review of all the literature on the oesophagus and intestines (the stomach having been considered in the first volume), it gives a list of the scientific names of the animals, a classification of the vertebrates, a list of all the references, an index of the authors and a complete index of its contents. All in all, it is a hand book of the microscopic anatomy of the oesophagus and intestines. In general he states that the intestinal canal...
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  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 993g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236570278
  • 9781236570277