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Picture of the Month (February 2010)
Dedicated User Captions:
1. der Akt des Fingierens (by W. Iser)
2. Palmolive (Hands Come Out Softer Than They Went In) (by Tilly again)
3. the concept of a dip wasn't always understood very well

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Experiment on the voluntary tetanus
German physician and physiologist Emil Du Bois-Reymond (1818 - 1896) conceived this experiment about the so-called voluntary tetanus, a conciously induced muscle contraction that should create a sufficient amount of electricity on the body surface to move a multiplier's centrepin.

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Picture Source:
Du Bois-Reymond, Emil. 1884. Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität, Zweiter Band, Zweite Abtheilung (Zweite Lieferung). Berlin: Georg Reimer

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