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Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Feet of the Mole. [Fore-feet of the mole have more sessamoid bones than, perhaps, any other animal]
Person: GREGORY   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Tongue of the Giraffe. [It can be extended by means of a "muscular mechanism" which cannot be explained without dissection]
Person: HOME, Sir E.   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Motions of Shell-fish. [Tentaculum analogous to a leg. Is the byssus the source of the occasional poisonousness of shellfish?]
Person: BURROWS, Dr.   
Source: London Medical Repository   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Oysters taught by experience. [Assertion by Smellie doubted, that oysters "remember" not to open their shells if they survive being washed up by the tide a second time]
Person: SMELLIE   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cold Scorpions. [Alleged Italian tradition of cooling beds by placing scorpions between the sheets]
Person: NAUDE   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Death instinctively counterfeited. [Tendency of some insects to feign death when they are in danger]
Person: DE GEER   SMELLIE   KIRBY   SPENCER   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Peacock-fish of Sumatra
Person: RAFFLES, Sir Stamford   BENNETT   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Co-operative fish. [Fish which help one another to escape the hook]
Person: MONTAIGNE   
Source: Apology for Lebonda   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Economic Rat of Iceland. [Husafels` description of rats ferrying stores of berries across a stream on a piece of cow-dung, found to be exaggerated]
Person: HUSAFELS   OLAFFEN   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Singular Quadruped. [New animal brought from Chili and named Clamyphorus Truncatus]
Person: YARREL, William   LEADBETTER, Mr.   
Institution: Zoological Society   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Fowls with black bones. [Source of the colour of the bones of certain pullens on the coast of Malabar?]
Person: FORBES   
Source: Oriental Memoirs   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: The Hawk out-manoeuvred by small Birds

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Anthropology, Para 1
Category: Anthropology   Folklore   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: Curious custom. [Initiation of the freemen of Alnwick, in commemoration of King John being stuck in mud]
Person: KING JOHN   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Anthropology, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Locomotor System   
Topic: Spindle Legs. [Wasting of the legs in cases of obesity]
Person: SHAKESPEARE   MACNISH   
Source: Anatomy of Drunkenness   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Astronomy, Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Herschel`s Discoveries anticipated. [Stars in the Milky Way]
Person: ADDISON   HERSCHEL   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   
Source: The Tatler   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Astronomy, Para 7
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Sporting Stars. [Comment on a scientifically incorrect reference in "Loves of the Angels" by Thomas Moore]
Person: MOORE, Mr. Thomas   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Botany, Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: The Martagon Lily. [The species of lily called the Turk`s cap is the hyacinth of the ancients, not the hyacinth, commonly so called]
Person: VIRGIL   HUNT, Leigh   MARTYN, Prof.   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Geology, Para 4
Category: Geology   Engineering   
Topic: Strata at the Thames Tunnel

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Meteorology, Para 5
Category: Entomology   Bees   
Topic: Bees mistaken in their Prognostications of the Weather. [Swarming confined to sunny conditions, with the exception of a case described by Reaumur]
Person: REAUMUR   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Meteorology, Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Whirlwinds
Source: A Leeds paper   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Mineralogy, Para 3
Category: Chemistry   
Topic: Analysis of the Malvern Water
Person: ADDISON   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Optics, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Experiments on Images. [Majendie disproves the theory that the crystalline lens is carried forwards and backwards, in distant and in near vision]
Person: MAJENDIE, M.   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Optics, Para 6
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Colours of the Sea. [Description of the varied appearance of the sea]

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505-506, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Spurry used as food for Cattle
Person: RANCEL   
Source: Flore du Nord de la France   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 506, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Budding Roses.
Person: VAN MONS   

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Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 501-502
Heading: Ascent to Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the 8th and 9th August, 1827
Author: AULDJO, John   
Attribution: Of Trinity College, Cambridge
1828
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