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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Singular Movements of the Goat Moth
Source: The Verulam   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: British Pearls. [Accounts of the quality of British pearls in the writings of the venerable Bede, and ancient Roman writers. Modern patent granted to fish for pearls in the River Jut, in Cumberland]
Person: BEDE, Venerable   SUETONIUS   PLINY   CAESAR, Julius   TACITUS   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Method of Killing Insects for Collectors
Person: RICORD, M.   
Source: Bulletin Universel   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Showers of Blood explained. [Miraculous folk-tales of showers of blood conjectured to be the red excrement of newly-emerged butterflies and moths]

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   Agriculture   Fisheries   
Topic: Malthus`s Principle of Population among Fishes. [Increase in the size of barbels due to the availability of human flesh after a battle on the banks of the Danube between the Turks and the Austrians. Would fish stock subsequently improve if river fish were fed animal meat?]
Person: DONOVAN   MALTHUS   
Source: Donovan on British Fishes   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Hybernation of Fishes. [ Mackerel and herring thought not to migrate but hibernate]
Person: BLOCH, M.   LA CEPEDE, M.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Anecdote of Instinct in the Ass. [Story of the return of an ass, lost at sea, over two hundred miles of previously unseen ground]
Person: KIRBY   ALDERSON, Lieut.   DUNDAS, Capt.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Anecdotes of the Cow-Bird. [American Cow-birds` habits of laying eggs in the nests of other birds]
Person: WILSON, James   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Rare British Birds. [Arrival of the cream-coloured swiftfoot, olive gallinule, fork-tailed petrel, spur-winged goose, blue-breasted warbler, in Britain]
Person: FOX   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 1
Category: Botany   Medicine   Gynaecology   
Topic: Ergot of Rye. [Publication of a brochure on the spur of rye, recommending its use in childbirth, to speed up a long labour]
Person: NEALE, Dr. Adam   DE CANDOLLE   LEVEILLE, M.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Acoustics), Para 4
Category: Physics   Sound   
Topic: Motions of Sand on Metallic Plates and Agitated Membranes
Person: CHLADNI, (of Berlin)   SAVART, M.   SCHWEIGGER   
Source: Schweigger`s Jahrbuch, xx.176   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Return of Comets. [Comets do not return when predicted]
Person: ENCKE, Professor   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 1
Category: Botany   Ecology   Plant Physiology   
Topic: Age of Trees. [Ring counting only effective in cold countries]
Person: LINNAEUS   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Temperature of the Earth. [Its heat demonsrated by the fact that spring-water does not usually freeze. However, Cordier`s theory that a molten mass of matter is at the centre of the earth, derided]
Person: CORDIER, M.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Traces of Ancient Currents. [Volcanic activity must have been the cause of a deep channel at Ornans, in the Jura Mountains]

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Method of dissipating Storms. [Use of gunpowder to diminish hail or rainstorms]
Person: CHEVIERS, Marquis de   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: North-east Winds

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Chemistry   
Topic: Analysis of the water of St. Ronan`s Well
Person: THOMSON, Professor   FYFE, Dr. (of Edinburgh)   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Chemistry   
Topic: New Minerals. [Karphosiderite; Mesitine-Spur; Tautolite]
Person: BREITHAUPT, Professor   SCHWEIGGER   
Source: Journal der Chimie   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Coloured Shadows. [Violet tinge of Alps explained]

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Physics   Microscopy   
Topic: Test of Microscopes. [A good test is a butterfly`s wing]
Person: GORING, Dr.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Cedars of Lebanon. [Change of shape in winter]
Person: DE LA ROQUE, M.   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Floating Seeds. [Tillandsia]

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Utility of Moles. [Benefits of moles to farmers in keeping the number of worms low]

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Slugs. [How to control small greyish white slugs]
Signed: J.R.

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 3
Category: Engineering   
Topic: Nicholson`s School of Architecture and Engineering. [Publication on "architectural science and construction"]
Person: NICHOLSON, Mr. Peter   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 472, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Malaria   
Topic: Narrow Lanes and dirty Streets free from Malaria. [Malaria more readily spread along "spacious terraces"]
Person: JOHNSON, Dr. James   MACCULLOCH, Dr.   
Source: Medico-Chirurgical Review   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 476
Heading: Charing Cross Hospital
Category: Medicine   Health And Welfare Buildings   
Topic: [Proposal to build Charing Cross Hospital endorsed]
Institution: Charing Cross Hospital   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 477
Heading: Medico Botanical Society of London, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [On the Heyemarada, or Vandellia diffusa of Linnaeus. Useful against intermittent fevers]
Person: HANCOCK, Dr. John   YOSY, Mr.   
Paper
Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 477
Heading: Medico Botanical Society of London, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [The poisoned arrows of the Bushmen of the Orange River]
Person: LESLIE, Louis (Assistant-surgeon of the 48th Regiment)   
Paper
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Reviews

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 469
Heading: Scott on Diseases of the Joints
Category: Medicine   Diseases Of The Locomotor System   
Title: Surgical Observations on the Treatment of Chronic Inflammation in various structures, particularly as exemplified in the Diseases of the Joints
Author: SCOTT, John   
Attribution: Surgeon to the London Opthalmic Infirmary; Assistant Surgeon to the London Hospital

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 469
Heading: The Gold-Headed Cane
Category: History Of Medicine   Biography   
Title: The Gold-Headed Cane. Second Edition
Author: MACMICHAEL, Dr. [William]   
Institution: Royal Society   

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