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Issue: 023, 11/04/28 p. 362
Heading: Experimental Physiology
Category: Biology   Dissection   Ethics   Medicine   
Topic: [Morality of experimenting upon animals in the name of medical science]
Person: MAGENDIE, Dr.   BELL   HOME, Sir E.   BRODIE   PHILIP   
Institution: Royal Veterinary College   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Biology   Ecology   
Topic: Influence of Climate
Person: PLATO   
Source: Plato: Republic, lib. iv   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Biology   Microbiology   
Topic: Respiration of Animalcules. [Dutrochet tries to disprove the existence of microscopic animalculae; Raspail asserts that their breathing causes currents in water]
Source: Le Globe   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Antiquities), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Rodentia   Biology   Extinction   
Topic: English Beavers. [Lees, of Worcester, suggests that the name of the Barbourne or Beaverbourne brook derives from the beavers which once lived there]
Person: CAMBRIENSIS, Giraldus   LEES, Edwin   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 5
Category: Biology   Microbiology   
Topic: Doubtful Discoveries. [Spallanzani believed he could see "animacula infusoria" under the microscope which could be seen by nobody else. This might confirm Dutrochet`s claim that microscopic animacula do not exist]

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 892, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 12
Category: Biology   Climate   Ecology   
Topic: Influence of Climate. [The nature of man seems defective, according to Von Buch, where bushes will not grow]
Person: VON BUCH, M.   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 955, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 3
Category: Botany   Biology   Microbiology   
Topic: All Nature alive. [Robert Brown has circulated a "brochure" privately, claiming that all material things "are composed of animated particles of a spherical form". The Athenaeum says that this is not an astonishing claim; the phenomenon is accounted for by the principles of electricity and a number of observers are already working in this area]
Person: ESSENBECK, Nees von   DUTROCHET, M.   TRINIUS   RASPAIL   BROWN, Robert   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Geography), Para 2
Category: Biology   Evolution   Ecology   Trees   
Topic: Forests. [The tropical forests are essential for the continuation of at least half the plants and almost all the animals of those regions. The destruction of forest in colder climates would not threaten the survival of any animal except the squirrel]

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 381, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Chromatology), Para 1
Category: Marine Biology   Zoology   Botany   
Topic: Colour of Hydrophytes. [Vegetation taken from deep seas proves that plants may be intensely coloured without exposure to strong light. The phosphorescent glow of marine animals is also remarked upon, in evocative prose].
Signed: ST. VINCENT, M. Bory

Issue: 086, 17/06/29 p. 382, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Antediluvian Botany), Para 4
Category: Natural History   Biology   Evolution   
Topic: Nature of Vegetation at different Epochs of the Crust of the Globe
Person: BROUGNIART, M. Adolphi   
Source: Annales des Sciences Histoire Naturelles   

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 654
Heading: Colour of the Red Sea, Para 12
Category: Physics   Optics   Light   Biology   
Topic: [Ehrenberg says the colour of the Red Sea comes from an Oscillatoria, "one of those Lilliputian products, which holds a place between the animal and vegetable kingdoms"
Person: EHRENBERG   
Source: Ehrenberg: Travels in Egypt   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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