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Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 136
Heading: Naval Science
Category: Science   Education   
Topic: [Plans at the Royal Naval College to teach science to commissioned officers]
Person: INMAN, Dr.   
Institution: Royal Naval College, Portsmouth   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 138, Section: Miscellaneous Notices
Heading: Population, Para 4
Category: Demography   
Topic: [Bergius` estimate of world population, divided into Europe, Asia, Africa and America]
Person: BERGIUS   
Source: Bergius: Essay on the population of the Globe in 1828   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 139, Section: Miscellaneous Notices
Heading: Medicine, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Pharmacology   
Topic: [Braune`s forthcoming "Corpus Pharmacopoearum Europaearum" is superior to Jourdan`s "Pharmacopee Universelle"]
Person: JOURDAN   BRAUNE, Dr. A. (of Leipzig)   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 139, Section: Miscellaneous Notices
Heading: Statistics of Paris, Para 3
Category: Geography   France   Food   
Topic: [Statistics on consumption of food and animal fodder in Paris, for the year 1826]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 140, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Gastrology), Para 2
Category: Food   Social Anthropology   Astrology   
Topic: Insect-Eaters in France. [The penchant of the astrologer, De La Land, for eating caterpillars, and spiders]
Person: D`ISJONVAL, M. Quatremaire   D`ISJONVAL, Madame   DE LA LAND, M.   
Source: Brez: La Flore des Insectophiles   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 140, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: The Stone Lily. [The remains of an extinct animal, called the "eucrinite", in limestone]
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Mollusca   Mussels   
Topic: Travelling of Muscle-shells

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 5
Category: Entomology   Christian Religion   
Topic: Multiplication of Insects. [Experiment upon the eggs of the lime-tree tussock moth which shows what prolific breeders insects are. The most fertile animals, however, are flies.] We are lost when we reflect that God has created in the first of these animals a principle sufficing to supply a production for several thousand generations of this nature, which will continue to succeed each other unto the end of the world
Person: LYONNET   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Swimming of Fishes. [The difference in the bulk of body and tail]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Primates   
Topic: Baboons. [A story about a baboon carrying off a child near Cape Town, yet the child remaining unharmed. Perhaps the baboon was a mother who had lost her own offspring. Baboons love their young very much]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Chemistry), Para 1
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Topic: Green Colour of Vegetables.[...]Hydrogen without light, and a small quantity of oxygen, is sufficient for vegetation
Person: HUMBOLDT   HEDWIG   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 2
Category: Botany   Ecology   Philosophy   Christian Religion   
Topic: Mosses. [Their useful functions: to protect the roots of other plants in winter, to grow where nothing else can without impoverishing the soil, to convert watery habitats into "firm land" while purifying the water. To study them is to attend to "the infinitely little", one of two extremes between which Pascal says mankind is placed. The other is "the infinitely great" ]
Person: PASCAL   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141-142, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   Sea Anemones   
Topic: Sea Anemonies [sic]. [Their power of movement, how they use suction to attach themselves to rocks and their "irritability". They react to light, sound, smell, and fresh water kills them]
Person: DICQUEMARE   BOSC   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: Grain Magazine of the Tanager, Para 4
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: [The summer red-bird of Mississipi makes a store of maize for the winter]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Discoveries, Para 7
Category: Periodicals   Mineralogy   
Topic: [There is so much anxiety to be first to discover a new substance that claims are often made before a substance has been examined. The Athenaeum is sceptical of Deuchar`s claim that he has found a new mineral]
Person: DEUCHAR, J.   
Source: Ann. Phil. ii. 236   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: Newton, Para 6
Category: Biography   Literature   Philosophy   Science   
Topic: There is in the records of Newton a sentence in the spirit of Shakspeare
Person: NEWTON, Sir Isaac   SHAKESPEARE   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: Observations on some of the medicinal plants of the Canaries, by Sabino Berthelot [and] the esculent nature of the root of Stachys palustris, by Joseph Houlton
Person: STANHOPE, Earl   WILLIAMS, Dr. George   BROUSSONET   SAVINON, Dr.   BERTHELOT, Sabino   HOULTON, Joseph   FROST   ACTON, W. T.   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Papers, 24/03/29
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Reviews

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 135
Heading: Intellectual Philosophy
Category: Philosophy   Metaphysics   Education   
Title: Conversations on Intellectual Philosophy; or, a Familiar Explanation of the Nature and Operations of the Human Mind
Author: BROWN, Capt. Thomas   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 136
Heading: The Foreign Quarterly Review
Category: Periodicals   Arts   Manufactures   Agriculture   Geography   France   
Title: The Foreign Quarterly Review, January, 1829.

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