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Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth: A Celebration of Scientific Eccentricity and Self-Experimentation

Written by Trevor Norton
Non-Fiction

Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth is a brief history of scientific experimentation, featuring scientists and doctors who acted as their own test subjects, ingesting and injecting all manner of substances into their own bodies, all in the name of discovery. For example, zoologist Frank Buckland, who would eat *anything* in his quest to expand the human diet, and Nobel-prize-winning surgeon Werner Forssman, who injected a catheter into his own heart. Obviously, this book is not for the squeamish, but if you enjoy really entertaining non-fiction, check out Screaming Ears and Smoking Teeth.

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