Thermal Radiation in Metabolic Chambers

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Science  03 Oct 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3901, pp. 115-117
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3901.115


Emissivities and ratios of surface areas of metabolic chambers and their contents have been usually ignored in studies of the metabolic rates of animals. Failure to take these factors into account can lead to errors in the interpretation of results.

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