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Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Bill of the Toucan. [Its great size is to "afford a surface for the expansion of the olfactory nerve"]
Person: TRAILL, Dr. (of Liverpool)   WATERTON, Mr. C.   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Craniology   Phrenology   
Topic: The Duke of Manchester`s Loss of Brain. [The duke cited as having had a portion of his skull kicked away by a horse, having lost a portion of his cortex, and, notwithstanding, to have made "a very excellent Colonial Governor"]
Person: MANCHESTER, Duke of   
Source: Mechanic`s Magazine   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Colours of Shells. [Description of the variety of colours and shades and of the mantle through which the fluid which produces colour is secreted]
Person: ST. PIERRE   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Agriculture   
Topic: The Turnip Fly. [Protecting turnip crops from Haltica Nemorum by sowing alternate rows of common turnip seed and Swedish turnip seed. The fly prefers common turnip]
Person: POPPY, Mr.   
Institution: Highland Society   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   Music   
Topic: The Shad ascends rivers, and is fascinated by Music
Person: AELIANUS   
Source: Various History   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Agriculture   
Topic: Fecundity in a Cow. [No hereditary disposition can be observed, for cows to have multiple births]
Person: GERVAIS, M.   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Ornithology   Agriculture   
Topic: Breeding of Pheasants

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   
Topic: The Rock, Rose, and the Grass of Parnassus. [Sensitivity of stamens]

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568-569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Singular Effects of Light and Darkness. [Cotyledon calycina is bitter-tasting in the morning, after imbibing oxygen overnight, and progessively loses its acidity in the light of day]
Institution: Loddige`s Nursery, Hackney   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 3
Category: Botany   
Topic: The Krubut or Great Flower of Lumatra. [The flower constitutes the whole plant]
Person: ARNOLD, Dr.   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 5
Category: Geology   
Topic: Wearing of the British Shores

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 6
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Prevention of Thunder and Hailstorms. [Hart`s theory that by fixing a series of silk balloons full of carbonated hydrogen gas to the earth, the electricity would be drawn down in streams, avoiding a large collection of it in the atmosphere and preventing thunder, hail, rain and dew, and dispersing clouds]
Person: HART, Mr. (of Nottingham)   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 4
Category: Palaeobotany   Mineralogy   
Topic: Copper-Wood. [A black fossil wood containing crystals of copper, near Casan]
Person: CHAPPE D`ANTEROCHE, M. L`Abbe   
Source: Voyage dans Siberie   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Comparative influence of Manures
Person: HOWDEN, Mr. (of Lawhead, East Lothian)   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 569, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Electrified Seeds and Plants
Person: ASTIER, M.   

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Reviews

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 560-561
Heading: Notions of the Americans
Category: Geography   North America   
Title: Notions of the Americans, picked up by a Travelling Bachelor
Author: COOPER, Mr.   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 565-566
Heading: Dr. Haden on Diseases of Children
Category: Medicine   Diseases Of Childhood   
Title: Practical Observations on the Management and Diseases of Children. By the late Charles Thomas Haden, Esq., M.D.; with Additional Observations and a Biographical Notice of the Author. By Thomas Alcock, Surgeon
Author: HADEN, Charles Thomas   

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