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Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 509-602
Heading: The Isle of Wight. No. IV. (Fragments from the Travels of Theodore Elbert, a young Swede)
Category: Geography   British Isles   
Topic: [Description of the natural scenery of the Isle of Wight, the route from London, and including an account of the Portsmouth Dockyard]
Person: BRUNEL   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: Spontaneous Combustion. [Inflammable gases only found in decaying bodies]
Person: MACNISH   
Source: Drunkenness   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Circulatory System   
Topic: The Pulse

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Medicine   Health   Clothing   
Topic: Warm Clothing. [Consumption unknown in Scotland, according to the old people quoted in Dr. Southey`s book, "before the warm Scottish plaiding was exchanged for the thin, fine, cold English cloth, and woollen cotton".]
Person: SOUTHEY   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Sea Acorn. [Lepas]

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cannibal Insects

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Perspiration of Insects. [Insects do sweat, as proved by the fact of their weight loss and the experiments of Reaunuvo who collected the fluid]
Person: REAUNUVO   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Leaf-Moon-Fish of Ceylon. [Chaetodon Vespertilio]
Person: BENNETT   
Source: The Fishes of Ceylon   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: The Dugong. [Half-way between land animals and fishes. Browses upon sea-weed like a cow in a meadow. "It would be worth while to try and rear flocks of these animals within inclosed inlets of the sea"]

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Vigors` Quinary System. [Mr. Vigors, Secretary of the Zoological Society, has proposed a five-fold classification of birds (Preyers, Perchers, Scratchers, Waders, Swimmers) to bring birds into line with Mr. Macleay`s five-fold distribution of beetles, subsequently extended throughout the natural world. Vigors` proposal objected to by the Athenaeum writer]
Person: MACLEAY   VIGORS, Mr.   LINNAEUS   BRISSAU   PENNANT   LATHAM   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   Imagination   Scientific Hypotheses   Illusions   
Topic: Volcano in the Moon. [Luminous spot observed by Captain Rater as likely to be "the conflagration of a lunar forest" as the "volcanic appearance" he had guessed at]
Person: RATER, Capt.   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 2
Category: Botany   Philosophy   Science   
Topic: Beauty of Flowers. [Does the study of botany detract from our pleasure in the beauty of flowers?]
Person: KENT, Miss   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   
Paper [extract]
Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Palaeobotany   
Topic: Fossil Wood from the Valley of the Irawadi, Ava.
Person: CRAWFURD, Mr.   BUCKLAND   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Deterioration of the Climate of Britain. [Weather in Britain seems both colder and wetter than it was, say, in the twelfth century, evinced by the old vineyards of the Vale of Gloucester]
Person: MALMESBURY, William of   
Source: De Pontificibus   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   
Topic: Diamonds and Pebbles. [The difference]

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Chemistry), Para 1
Category: Botany   Toxicology   
Topic: Poisoning of Plants. [Plants may be poisoned as may animals . Marcet made experiments with arsenic, kidney beans and roses]
Person: MARCET, M. (of Geneva)   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: British Grasses. [Comparison, by Mr.Curtis, of squares of live-turf from different parts of the empire. Description of an equivalent experiment with different British grasses at the nursery of Messrs. Cormack and Sinclair at New Cross]
Person: CURTIS, Mr.   CORMACK, Mr.   SINCLAIR, Mr.   
Source: Hortus Gramineus Woburnensis   

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 603, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Striking without Light. [Nurturing plant cuttings without heat]

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Reviews

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 598
Heading: Tropical and Continental Travelling
Category: Medicine   Geography   Travel   
Title: Useful Hints to Travellers to any part of the Continent, the East or West Indies, South America, Etc, as to the most Effectual Means of Preserving Health, and of avoiding Inconveniences, Etc. Second edition, with an Addition of a Complete Companion to a newly-invented Medicine Chest for Travellers to the Continent and remote Tropical Climates
Author: ANON   
Attribution: By a Medical Traveller

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