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CHAPTER 16

Summary

Working alone in the autopsy lab, Burton makes a series of mistakes that he later attributes to stress. In his first experiments, he places a live rat in a cage directly next to the rat that was exposed to the deadly bacterium. He places a series a correspondingly more porous filters between the two cages until the live rat eventually dies - meaning the..........

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In his narration, Crichton reveals the two crucial mistakes Burton makes. The first is relying on the evidence indicating the lungs are.........


CHAPTER 17

Summary

Dr. Hall looks over the computer tests results indicating that the baby’s status is completely normal, while Peter Jackson has several health problems. The most puzzling of his problems was the acidic pH level of his blood. Hall goes down the tunnel, into his suit, and wakes Peter Jackson to ask him a few questions about his.............

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The end of this chapter highlights one of the major themes of the novel: that despite taking the most extreme precautions...........


CHAPTER 18

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The team meets in the cafeteria to discuss their individual findings while downing their pills and drinks. Burton reports on his............




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