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Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 168
Category: Botany   Medicine   
Topic: [The Lobelia Inflata, a North American weed, has been found useful against asthma]
Person: CUTLER, Dr.   ANDREW, Dr. (of Glasgow)   ROBINSON   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 168
Category: Geography   Asia   Trade   
Topic: [The good reception of Buckingham`s lectures at Birmingham. He will go on to lecture at Bristol]
Person: BUCKINGHAM, James Silk   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 173, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Columbia, Para 8
Category: Geography   Demography   South America   Colombia   
Topic: [Size and estimated population of Colombia]
Person: SALAZAR   RESTREPO, M.   
Source: Noticia sobre la Geographia Politica de Colombia   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 173, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Influence of the South American Climate on the Domestic Animals of the Old World, Para 1-7
Category: Agriculture   Domestic Animals   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: [Which of the the following animals, in the South American climate, show a tendency to revert to the wild : the hog, the cow, the ass, the horse, the dog, the sheep, the goat?]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 173, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: The Danish Possessions, Para 10
Category: Geography   Demography   Denmark   
Topic: [Population of Denmark, Holstein, Lauenburg, Iceland, Greenland, the Faro Islands and Danish West Indian colonies, in 1827]
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Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 173, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: The Kingdom of Prussia, Para 9
Category: Geography   Germany   
Topic: [The increase in population in Prussia since 1820. Mortality rate, showing age at death, in 1827]
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Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Spring and Summer Nests of Birds. [Late, summer nests are as well insulated as early, spring nests]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Ethics), Para 3
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   
Topic: Instincts of the Missel Thrush. [Its instinct for safety makes the otherwise shy mistle thrush build its nest near people]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Balancing of Eggs on a Bare Rock. [Harvey, the discoverer of the circulation of the blood, makes a claim for the bird, Alca Pica (Linn.). This bird does not make a nest. It lays one egg on a rock, stuck by a sort of glue]
Source: Harvey: De Generatione   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: A Shower of Snails near Bristol. [An unexplained increase in snails caused many local, superstitious interpretations]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 5
Category: Entomology   Lepidoptera   
Topic: The Ghost Moth

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: Eggs of the Common Snake. [Though the grass snake lays many eggs, there are not many snakes]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 174-175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Sauriology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Amphibia   Newts   Ecology   
Topic: The Water Newt. [How it preys on all other inhabitants of a pond]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 8
Category: Icthyology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Migrations of Salmon

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 10
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   Folklore   
Topic: The Hedge-Hog. [Myths about hedgehogs, snakes, worms and toads, and the wrongful persecution of these animals]
Person: BOYLE   

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 9
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Stratagems of the Tom Tit. [How the blue tit makes an uncharacteristically menacing and effective hiss if its nest is threatened (usually by boys)]

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Reviews

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 164-166
Heading: Infant Schools
Category: Science   Mathematics   Education   
Title: Letters on the System of Development, as pursued in Infants Schools
Author: ANON   
Attribution: By the Master of an Infant School

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