Since the advent of insulin, the rabbit has been used so much for experiments which involve the determination of blood sugar that it seemed worth while to collect some of the material which has accumulated in our laboratory and treat it in such a manner as to reveal something of the behavior of the blood sugar in the normal animal.
The necessity of multiple observations seems to be generally accepted if one is to judge from the work appearing currently. As soon as multiple observations are made numerous problems arise, such as the number of observations which must be made before conclusions are warranted; the best manner of assembling observations so as to present the behavior of the series as a whole and at the same time give the reader a concrete mental picture of the behavior of the group; the constitution of the group of subjects; the effects of
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