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By Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand journey of the area of the senses comprises conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a pro nostril in ny, in addition to dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic food and the song performed via the planet Earth.

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3 Bonding Tactics in Ctenophores 33 A C B E D Fig. 6 Transmission electron microscope images of developing (stage 2; A, C) and mature (B, D, E) colloblasts in Pleurobrachia pileus. (A) Comparison of the inner granules in the developing colloblast and the outer granule in the cap cell. (B) The central spheroidal body and nucleus. (C, D) Higher magnification of the small plate (arrowhead) and stamp-like pad connecting the internal granules and the radial fibers. (E) Overview of the spiral filament and the root.

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