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Have you ever wondered if a severed head retains consciousness long enough to see what happened to it? Or whether your dog would run to fetch help, if you fell down a disused mineshaft? And what would happen if you were to give an elephant the largest ever single dose of LSD? The chances are that someone, somewhere has conducted a scientific experiment to find out...

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'A gripping compendium of the strangest experiments ever conducted in the name of science, from the horrifying to the hilarious' -- The London Paper

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'This is an entertaining look at (mostly Victorian) science's forays in to the unknown' -- Maxim

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