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Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Crustacea   
Topic: Teeth in the Stomach. [The bone stomachs of crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and prawns (Malacostraca Podophthalma)]
Person: LEACH, Dr.   
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: Paces of the Snail. [The movement of animals which have no feet]
Person: MAIN, Mr. J.   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Ornithology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: The Eye-Brush in Birds. [Description of the way in which the additional eyelid of birds, "the nictitating membrane", works]

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: Swimming of Fishes and Flying of Birds. [An analogy between fins and wings]

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 316
Heading: Opinion of M. Geoffrey de St. Helaire, as to the Faculty of Sight in Moles
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Moles   Classical Literature   
Topic: [Moles do see]
Person: HELAIRE, M. Geoffrey de St.   GALEN   ARISTOTLE   

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 382, Section: Varieties
Heading: Prizes of the French Academy of Sciences, Para 3
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: [The question proposed for the Alhumbert prize is] to show [...] the changes undergone by the skeleton and muscles of frogs and salamanders, at different periods of their life. [There have been no candidates for the prize yet and the committee has extended the time limit and raised the prize money. Another prize has been given for a paper on circulation of the blood, but less than that originally offered]

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 538-539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Hiccoughs in Animals produced at Pleasure, Para 4
Category: Zoology   Experimental Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: [A French schoolmaster has had a letter read at the Academy of Sciences. Twenty-two out of twenty-three dogs which have been kept without food for ten hours and then had cold water poured on their stomachs, get hiccoughs. The same is true for calves and bulls]
Person: DANIEL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 3/8/1829
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282-283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Sitting of the 12th April
Category: Botany   Trees   Chemistry   Icthyology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Textiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [1. Milk-tree found at Demerara. 2. Germination of the Nepenthe. 3. Properties of a Sal Gemma. 4. Influence of Water on the Respiration of Fishes. 5. The Bombyx of the ancients. 6. Annual volume of the Board of Longitude. 7. The difference of opinion between St. Hilaire and Cuvier on "the theory of analogy"]
Person: DELESSERT   SMITH (of Edinburgh)   HUMBOLDT   ARNOT, M.   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   ARAGO, M.   DUMAS, M.   BOUE, M.   FLEURENS, M.   LATREILLE   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   East India Company   Botanical Gardens, Calcutta   Board of Longitude   
Letter[s], 12/04/1830
Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 446
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Animal Physiology   Flight   
Topic: [Estimated speed of flight of vultures, swallows, crows, hawks]

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 460
Heading: Velocity of Bodies. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Ornithology   Animal Physiology   Flight   Physics   Mechanics   Fluid Mechanics   Aeromechanics   Steam Power   
Topic: [Letter responding to a short item in Athenaeum, Issue 142, p. 446, on the estimated speeds of different birds in the air. The letter says the paragraph in question makes a common mistake. It does not take into account the movements of the wind. It is the same mistake as overestimating the speed at which a steam boat travels by discounting the speed of the wind]
Letter Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 511
Heading: Woodpecker, Para 10
Category: Ornithology   Scansores   Climbers   Animal Physiology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: [Estimate of the speed of the woodpecker`s tappings: "nearly two hundred miles in the hour"]
Source: British Naturalist   

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 527
Heading: The Scorpion-Spider, Para 9
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Medicine   Toxicology   
Topic: [The poisonousness of the "Phalangium araneoides" of Linnaeus. Its confusion with the "genuine tarantula" in the works of "the ancient writers"]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 40
Heading: The Elephant
Category: Popularization Of Science   Natural History   Zoology   Animal Physiology   Animal Husbandry   Elephants   
Title: Popular Lectures on the Study of Natural History and the Sciences. Second edition
Author: LEMPRIERE, W.   
Attribution: M. D.

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