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Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Medicine   Integumentary System   Hair   
Topic: Structure of Hair

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   
Topic: Extraordinary Suspension of Life. [The vital principle continues to apply to the body after the vital functions stop]
Person: HUNTER   HOME, Sir E.   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: Handle of Cupid`s Dagger. [The Cupid of the ancient Gauls is represented wearing a dagger of Solen shell. There are many Solen shells on the coast of Normandy]
Person: THETIS   CUPID   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Folklore   Burial   
Topic: Tomb Flies. [Legend of white flies issuing from the body of St. Narcis at Gerona during the war of the French with Pedro of Arragon. White flies also found during the building of the New Church at Lewes, upon a skeleton buried in a lead coffin for sixty years]
Person: ARRAGON, Pedro of   NARCIS, St.   TOMICH, Pere   
Source: Pere Tomich, ff. 39   Monthly Magazine   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Amphibious Fish of the East. [Captain Cook describes a small fish found in New Holland. It moves on dry land with the help of its breast fins]
Person: PERCIVAL   COOK, Capt.   
Source: Percival`s account of Ceylon, p.318   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Instinct in the Horse. [A horse will not naturally try a leap it has not "sized up" first]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   
Topic: The Otter-Sheep of America. [Ovis Ancon, the otter sheep, believed to have been produced by accident. Account given of its inherited characteristics and what happens when it is cross-bred]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   Folklore   
Topic: Flesh of Peacocks. [Myth that the flesh of peacocks never rots]
Person: AUGUSTINE, St.   
Source: St. Augustine: De Civitate Dei   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 5
Category: Ornithology   Folklore   
Topic: Fowls growing on Trees. [Myth about solan geese coming not from eggs, but trees, came about because the breeding place of the goose is not known]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Coal produced by Fire. [There is an interval between coal and jet, which the acqueous theory does not explain]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Mineralogy   Geology   
Topic: Petrifactions and Hot Springs of Tirtapuri

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Topic: Roots accomodate themselves to Soils
Person: DU HAMEL   
Source: Du Hamel`s Physique des Arbres, i.,82   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669-670, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 4
Category: Botany   
Topic: Silver Weed. [A relative of Silver Weed (Potentilla anserina) has been introduced from Nepaul. The Nepaul plant is called Potentilla splendens]

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 670, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   
Topic: Extraordinary Effect of Telescopes. [Kepler`s assertion that the better the telescope, the smaller the fixed stars would appear]
Person: KEPLER   KITCHENER, Dr.   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 670, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: Red and Brown Snow. [Arctic snow may be coloured by "an earthy substance" brought down from the mountains in streams of thawing ice, by the mute of birds, by fungus or by rain water from rocks containing iron]
Person: MARTENS   

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Reviews

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 656-658
Heading: Guesses at Truth
Category: Philosophy   Philology   
Title: Guesses at Truth
Author: HARE, Julius Charles   
Attribution: By Two Brothers

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 660-661
Heading: Watkins on Electro-Magnetism
Category: Physics   Electromagnetism   
Title: A Popular Sketch of Electro-Magnetism, or Electro-Dynamics; with Plates of the most approved Apparatus for Illustrating the principal Phenomena of the Science, and Outlines of the Parent Sciences Electricity and Magnetism
Author: WATKINS, Francis   

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