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Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

1976

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Microbial Water Stress, A D. Brown Jan 1976

Microbial Water Stress, A D. Brown

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

A fellow of my acquaintance, on seeing a colleague drink undiluted water (55.5 molal), has been known to comment in disapproval that water at such a concentration should not be used for that purpose and that its main function is for putting around the outside of boats. He conceded that dilution with a little salt is acceptable for boats but for no other purpose. The proponent of this philosophy is not a biologist and it is unlikely that many biologists would accept his generalization without some qualification. Nevertheless, it is a point of view. Another point of view with ...