[Drosophila] antique fly bottles
(by bdyer from wheatonma.edu)
Mon Aug 15 12:17:19 EST 2011
> I have some antique fly bottles of the sort that really are small
>cream bottles about half pint in size. The story is that TH Morgan
>had his students raid stoops after milk deliveries to get his first
>supply of them.
> As we moved from one building to another, the old fly bottles
>were slated for the dumpster. I got to thinking that someone out
>there might enjoy having some around the lab or even on display to
>show students how flies used to be cultured.
> Any interest?
> They are free of course but logistics have to be worked out... I
>am in the Boston area.
> Oh and they could make cute holiday presents for a fly lab--they
>work as little vases or paperclip holders. So if you need a dozen or
Betsey Dexter Dyer
Department of Biology
Norton, MA 02766 USA
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