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Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: A hint to Swallow-haters. [How to deter swallows from building nests. Also praise for swallows]
Source: Edinburgh Philosophical Journal   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Digestive System   
Topic: The Blood purified by the Liver
Person: PIERSON, Dr.   
Institution: Physico-Medical Society of New York   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   
Topic: The Nostrils. [In men, "the entrance of the nostrils is beset with hairs, which, however, are wanting in females". No physiologist "has attended to this circumstance". What is the purpose of the hairs?]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Medicine   Organs Of Movement   
Topic: Moving of the Ears. [Some people can]
Person: METZ, M.   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Philosophy   
Topic: Positiveness. [Wesley, the founder of methodism, quoted. It is desirable to admit to not knowing things]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Ship-worm
Person: PLUCHE, Abbe de la   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Do Insects feel pain?

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Discovery of the power of oil in stilling the waves. [Property of oil to make the sea calm revealed by seals who leave the (oily) remains of lump-suckers floating on the surface]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Smell in Hogs. [Length of the nose related to their acute sense of smell]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Migration of Plants. [Are plants always spread over the earth by crossing the sea, (in ships or by currents)?]

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Fossil Human Skeleton. [Fossil bones of many animals until recently supposed to be human]
Person: BUSH   
Source: Hiberna Curiosa   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   
Topic: Systems of Mineral Crystals
Person: ROME DE LISLE, M.   HAUY, M.   MOHS   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   
Topic: Structure of the Stigma

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Philosophy   Cosmology   
Topic: The Universe in a Nut-shell. [Belief of Newton dismissed, that, if compressed, the universe could be "brought into a globular space of only one inch in diameter"]
Person: NEWTON, Sir Isaac   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Psychology   Imagination   Scientific Hypotheses   Illusions   
Topic: The Moon. [Observers of the moon, it is suggested, are suggestible, looking at it "with the notion of land, and water, and mountains, in their heads". What they think they see adds weight to the fantasy of an eminent unnamed commentator they do not wish to offend]
Person: BAKER   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Scientific Encroachments. [Classificatory divisions. Rain described as a "mineral"]
Person: MOHS   BRAYLEY, Mr., Jnr.   MACLEAY   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Furze, as Food for Horses

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Gypsum, as a Manure

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Culinary Chemistry), Para 3
Category: Food   Cookery   
Topic: Boiling of Peas, Beans, Etc
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 588, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Packing Seeds
Person: ROXBURGH   

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Reviews

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 580-581
Heading: Colombia
Category: Geography   South America   
Title: Recollections of a Service of Three Years during the War-of-Extermination in the Republics of Venezuela and Colombia
Author: ANON   
Attribution: By an Officer of the Colombian Navy

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