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Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 488, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics, Para 1
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Ears of Song Birds. [Structure of the ears of birds]
Person: CLAYTON, Mr.   MAULIN, Dr.   
Source: Miscellanea Curiosa   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 488, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Ornithology   Entomology   Ecology   
Topic: The Swallow Louse. [Anecdote of washing a swallow infested by Craterina Hirundinis]
Person: REDI   HEROD   LINNAEUS   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 488-489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Mangrove Oysters. [Two species of shell fish in the West Indies]
Person: GUILDING, Rev.   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Anthropology   
Topic: The Caffres a distinct species of Men. [The Caffres of South Africa considered distinct because they never have colds]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: Deaf and Dumb Families. [Is deafness hereditary?]
Person: WATSON   
Institution: Committee for the Asylum in the Kent Road   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Four-eyed Fish of Surinam. [Construction of the pupil of Cobitis anableps, with two membranes]
Person: HOME, Sir E.   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Ingenuity of Moles. [Advocates of brown bread should take a lesson from the mole which makes an opening in the skin of an earthworm and squeezes out the contents of the body]
Person: SELBY, Mr.   
Source: Illustrations of British Ornithology   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   Christian Religion   
Topic: The Vulture`s power of sight. [St. Matthew refers either to eagles or vultures; reference to carrion-eating pondered; would an eagle feed on carrion?]
Person: LICHTENSTEIN   PAXTON, Professor   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Acoustics), Para 5
Category: Physics   Sound   
Topic: Medium of Sound

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 1
Category: Botany   
Topic: Direction of Roots. [Roots subject to gravity?]
Person: SPRENGEL   VOLNEY   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Limits of the Cultivation of useful Plants. [Latitudes at which commercially useful plants grow]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Geology   
Topic: Growth of Rocks. [Theory of the botanist Tourneforte, suggesting the organic growth of rocks]
Person: TOURNEFORTE   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Geology   
Topic: The Newcastle Coal-field. [How long will it last?]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 6
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Heat of the Night in London. [Greater warmth of the city, than the surrounding countryside]
Person: HOWARD, Luke   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Geology   Mining   Gold   
Topic: Adulterations of Gold Dust.

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 7
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Inflection of Light. [If a luminous body is looked at through thin cloth, it is multiplied]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 8
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: A New Star. [Fifth star in the trapezium in the nebula of Orion]
Person: HERSCHEL   STRUVE, M.   
Institution: Astronomical Society   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Hay Harvest. [The grass should not be over-ripened when cut]

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Engineering), Para 4
Category: Engineering   Tunnels   
Topic: Prevention of Tunnel Accidents
Person: HILL   BRUNEL   
Letter Signed: J. R. HILL (patentee of the Steam Carriage)

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Transplanting seedlings

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 490, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   
Topic: Soundness of the Lungs. [Test devised]
Person: LYONS, Dr. W. (of Edinburgh)   
Source: Mackenzie`s Glasgow Medical Journal   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 492
Heading: Phrenology
Category: Psychology   Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Phrenology   
Topic: [Defence of Phrenology]
Person: EPPS, Dr.   GALL   SPURZHEIM   HARVEY   VESALIUS   
Letter Signed: H. W. D.

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Reviews

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 483-484
Heading: Mexico in 1827
Category: Geography   Central America   
Title: Mexico in 1827. [Second notice]
Author: WARD, H. G.   
Attribution: Charge d`Affaires in Mexico, during the years 1825, 1826, and part of 1827

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 485-486
Heading: McCormac on Stammering
Category: Medicine   Speech   
Title: A Treatise on the Cause and Cure of Hesitation of Speech or Stammering, Etc
Author: McCORMAC, Henry   
Attribution: Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Member of the Society of Natural History

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 491-492
Heading: Engravings
Category: Icthyology   
Title: A Selection of the most remarkable and interesting of the Fishes found on the Coasts of Ceylon, from Drawings made in the Southern parts of that Island, from the Living Specimens
Author: BENNETT, John Whitchurch   
Attribution: Member of the Literary and Agricultural Society of Ceylon
Institution: Literary and Agricultural Society of Ceylon   

3 matching Reviews shown.

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