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Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: Paces of the Snail. [The movement of animals which have no feet]
Person: MAIN, Mr. J.   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   
Topic: Man not a Monkey. [Legends of men with tails dismissed. The difference of the human skeleton with that of a monkey, the difference in voice. Also, monkeys "have no proper feet"]
Person: MONBODDO, Lord   LINNAEUS   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Oysters. [It is forbidden to remove the spawn of the oysters. The liquor of the oysters contains many embryo oysters, also microscopic creatures which "emit a phosphoric light". There are also worms which inhabit oyster shells and sea-stars, cockles and mussels prey on oysters while the shell is open]

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cry of the Death`s Head Moth. [Experiments made by Passerini, "not having before his eyes any fears of a charge of cruelty", discover a cavity in the head of the moth. Dumeril then discovers a "drum skin" stretched over the cavity"]
Person: PASSERINI, M.   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Florence   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Whale Beef. (Flesh is similar to coarse beef. Esquimaux eat the flesh and fat and drink the oil)
Source: Voyage to Hudson`s Bay   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Music   
Topic: Musical Animals. [Animals` response to music: dogs, horses, bulls, oxen, fish, dolphins, seals]
Person: SOUTHEY   LAING   ORPHEUS   SCORESBY   SCOTT, Sir Walter   FLACCUS, Valerius   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Snakes   Social Anthropology   Folklore   
Topic: The Basilisk
Person: PLINY   ISAIAH   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 7
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: A Matchless Ventriloquist. [An American bird, the yellow breasted chat (Pipra Polyglotta)]

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Biology   Microbiology   
Topic: Respiration of Animalcules. [Dutrochet tries to disprove the existence of microscopic animalculae; Raspail asserts that their breathing causes currents in water]
Person: DUTROCHET, M.   RASPAIL   
Source: Le Globe   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Cosmology   
Topic: An Astronomer`s Dream. [Kepler`s hypothesis that the planets are large animals swimming round the sun, and Lucretius` description of planets as the "flaming walls of the world"]
Person: KEPLER   LUCRETIUS   
Source: Kepler`s Somnium Astronomicum   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 4
Category: Botany   Toxicology   
Topic: Mushrooms, poisonous and innocent. [Experiments of the medical student Letellier, eating mushrooms and noting the effects]
Person: LETELLIER, M.   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Origin of Rock-salt
Person: HUTTON   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Climate   Health   
Topic: Advantages of a Cold Climate. [Theory, put forward in a local history of Moray, that the inhabitants of a cold region conserve heat in their bodies through contraction of the pores]
Person: SHAW   
Source: Shaw: History of Moray, p.118   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Mineralogy   Geology   
Topic: Native Iron. [Veins of iron in quartzose rock at Canaan, in Connecticut. A similar mineral described by Da Costa in the metalliferous veins of Lead-hills, Scotland]
Person: SILLIMAN   DA COSTA   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   
Topic: The Porcupine Pear. [The prickly pear of Columbia reputed to make darting attacks on European flesh]
Source: Recollections of a Service in Colombia   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: The Tree Cabbage. [Suitability of "tree cabbage" for animal fodder described in a horticultural magazine. The Athenaeum columnist questions the description of the species]
Person: LOUDON   
Source: Loudon`s Gardener`s Magazine   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 652, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Botany   Horticulture   
Topic: Love lies Bleeding, and Prince`s Feather. [A correspondent from Loudon`s Gardening Magazine advocates using the leaves of these plants like spinach. The Athenaeum correspondent doubts the advice: Amaranthus caudatus is a native of the East Indies and will not stand the frost]
Person: LOUDON   
Source: Loudon`s Gardener`s Magazine   

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Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 641-642
Heading: Estimate of the Human Mind
Category: Philosophy   Metaphysics   
Title: The Estimate of the Human Mind; being a Philosophical Inquiry into the Legitimate Application and Extent of its Leading Faculties
Author: DAVIES, Rev. T.   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 642-644
Heading: The Pyrenees
Category: Geography   France   
Title: Tableau des Pyrenees Francaises; contenant une Description complete de cette Chaine de Montagnes et ses principales Vallees depuis la Mediterranean jusqu`a l`Ocean
Author: ARBANERE, M.   
Attribution: Chevalier du Legion d`Honneur

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