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Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Forms of the Ear. [Animal ears adapted to their different habits of life]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Anthropology   
Topic: Advantages of two Legs. [The claim of Cabanis that few animals are better suited for speed than man]
Person: CABANIS   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Effects of Darkness and Light on the Eyes
Person: RICHERAND, M.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Oyster Lamp. [Phosphorescent animalcula found in an oyster shell]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   
Topic: The Hop-fly

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Gluttony and Longevity of the Pike. [Oldest and largest pike in "modern" records, a specimen put into the water bearing a ring of copper, by the Emperor Barbarossa, in the year 1230, discovered 267 years later]
Person: PLINY   BARBAROSSA, Emperor   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Fascinating power of Cats. [Cat reported, by Montaigne, to have caused a bird to fall straight out of a tree by staring at it]
Person: MONTAIGNE   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Hedge-hogs omnivorous. [Variety of hedgehog diet, animal and vegetable. Hedgehogs kept tame in London to destroy cockroaches]
Person: WHITE, Gilbert (of Selbourne)   BUCKLAND   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   Literature   
Topic: Hearing of the Goose. [The goose celebrated for its hearing in literature as the eagle is for its sight}
Person: GELLI   
Source: Circe   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: The Dodo. [A native of Mauritius?]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   
Topic: Effects of Ivy on Trees. [It is wrong that ivy kills the trees it clings to]
Person: REPTON, Mr.   EVELYN   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   Scientific Hypotheses   
Topic: Weight of the Inhabitants of the Sun. [Substances will weigh much heavier on the sun than on the earth, and on the moon, less]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Self-sown Seeds. [The immediate return of cultivated flowers to the wild]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Geology   
Topic: Filling up of Lake Superior

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Pharmacology   Public Health   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: Salt Springs of Cheshire
Source: Geological Transactions   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Light   
Topic: Light of the Moon
Person: BONGUER, M.   DE LA HIRE, M.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Science. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Local Storm. [Storm on the Greenland Sea, restricted to a particular area]
Person: SCORESBY   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 7
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Bone Manure

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Peat Earth. [Though much used for growing American plants, peat earth may be injurious unless mixed with other earths]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 537, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Mechanics), Para 3
Category: Engineering   
Topic: Naval Windmill. [Ship in peril saved by application of a windmill to the pump]
Person: BARTLETT, Capt. (of Plymouth)   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 540
Heading: Invention
Category: Inventions   
Topic: An Hungarian, of the name of Mahersy, has discovered the means of walking in rivers, however rapid be their currents. [Successful public trial, in the Danube, of the iron-plate boots topped by cork]
Person: MAHERSY   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 541
Heading: Varieties, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: Female Doctor. [Trial of an unnamed woman in Paris charged with practising medicine illegally]
Person: DANGUY, M.   

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 541
Heading: Varieties, Para 6
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: The Comet of 1832. [Prediction by a "blundering teutonic astronomer" that the comet which will be seen in 1832 will collide with earth and cause destruction]

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Reviews

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 532-533
Heading: Franklin`s Expedition
Category: Exploration   Arctic   
Title: Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827 [by John Franklin]. Including an Account of the Progress of a Detachment to the Eastward [by John Richardson]
Author: FRANKLIN, John   
Attribution: Captain R.N, F.R.S., Etc and Commander of the [Second] Expedition [to the Shores of the Polar Sea]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 533
Heading: Illustrations of Zoology
Category: Zoology   
Title: Illustrations of Zoology; being Representations of New, Rare, or otherwise Remarkable Subjects of the Animal Kingdom, drawn and coloured after Nature, with Descriptive Letter-Press
Author: WILSON, James   
Attribution: Member of the Wernerian Natural History Society

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 539
Heading: Engravings
Category: Geography   
Title: Picture of Organized Nature in its Spreading over the Earth
Author: WILBRAND   RITGEN   
German Translator: ANON

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