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Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: Steam-Vessels
Category: Steam Power   Ships   
Topic: [Numbers and whereabouts of privately-owned steam vessels in Britain]

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: [Untitled miscellaneous paragraph, at the end of column three], Para 3
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: Mr. Aldini, of Milan, has invented a dress of asbestos..
Person: ALDINI   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 217-218
Heading: The Museum of Thoughts. IV.--Novalis
Category: Science   Philosophy   Logic   Metaphysics   Psychology   Chemistry   Physics   Mathematics   Poetry   Literature   
Topic: [A series of definitions of the nature of thought and thinking]

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Chemistry), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Public Health   
Topic: Effects of Heat and Cold on Animal Tissues. [Decay of tissue which has been frozen then rapidly thawed]

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Economics), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Ecology   Domestic Animals   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: Domestication. [Apes and monkeys are not suitable for domestication; dogs and seals are. Domestication is made possible by the herd instinct of animals]
Person: CUVIER   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: Swimming of Fishes and Flying of Birds. [An analogy between fins and wings]

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 223, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Sauriology), Para 4
Category: Palaeontology   Folklore   
Topic: Discovery of the great Dragon of Antiquity. [Collini was the first to describe a gigantic winged lizard, named "pterodactyle" by Cuvier. If reconstructed, this animal would appear fabulous, like "something" in Chinese painting]
Person: COLLINI   CUVIER   

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Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 210-211
Heading: Natural History
Category: Zoology   Philosophy   Science   Animal Habits, Personality   Domestic Animals   
Title: The Menageries; Quadrupeds described and drawn from living Subjects. Being Vol. I., Part I., of the Library of Entertaining Knowledge
Author: ANON   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: Manual of Science
Category: Science   Literature   Education   
Title: The Manual of Science and Literature, and Weekly Register of the London Mechanics` Institution. Nos. I. and II.

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