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AIBU to wonder how anybody figures out strange medical solutions?

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MRex Sun 07-Apr-19 13:21:15

"Until the mid-1960s in Britain, pregnancy tests were done by sending a woman's urine to a lab, where it would be injected into a toad. The toad was checked two hours later and if it had laid eggs, the woman was pregnant."

Seriously, how did someone think of injecting all manner of urine into toads to see what happened?

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