Medicine: Blue Man

In London recently Professor Joseph Barcroft, world authority on chemical reactions of the blood, stepped out of a glass case. His face, arms, lips, ears and nose had turned blue. His torso was a barrel of barred indigo; his legs two uncertain aquamarine tendrils; even his nails were blue. He looked like a figure from a futuristic painting. But this blue man laughed, chatted and showed to admiring fellow-scientists the notes of observations he had made on his blood-reactions during the week he had spent in that glass case. His blueness was caused...

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