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Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 520-521
Heading: History of Panaceas and Nostrums
Category: Medicine   History Of Medicine   Public Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: [First half of an article on the history of nostrums or "cure-alls" from the reign of Charles I, forward: "the magnetical cap", "Life Pills", "warming stones", "Ward`s Pills", hot water, cold water, quicksilver]
Person: EVANS, John   CARRINGTON, Rev. Caleb   ROCHESTER   WARD   TURNER, Dr.   SWIFT, Dean   POPE, Alexander   BAYEUX, Abbe   SMITH, John   THORESBY, Ralph   HANCOCK, Dr. John   JOHN, Gabriel   BUTLER, Sir John Nicholas   
Source: John Evans: Compendious Declaration   Guester: Greater Practical Piety   Gentleman`s Magazine   Paris: Pharmacologia   Gabriel John: Bellum Medicorum, Grubb-street Journal, No. 192. 1733   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522-523, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Earth Discovered by Berzelius, Para 1
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   
Topic: [Summary of a letter from Berzelius on a new earth he has named thorina, which, though it possesses all the properties of those earths already called thorina (phosphate of yttria), is not reducible by carbon or potassium. No acid except sulphuric acid will attack the "new" thorina. It is in a new mineral found at Brevig, Norway]
Person: BERZELIUS   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 20/07/1829
Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Disease in Indian Corn, and its Effects on Animals
Category: Agriculture   Crops   Plant Diseases   Medicine   Gynaecology   
Topic: [Observations of Roulin in South America, on maize affected by the ergot. Comparisons with the effects on rye. The use of ergot-rye in "midwifery cases". In both rye and maize the ergot acts most strongly just before or shortly after the grain has been gathered. The maize at least loses its harmfulness after a lapse of time; the "maiz peladero" can be safely eaten after a trip from one part of Colombia, over the mountains, to another]
Person: ROULIN, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Mr. Martin`s Inventions. (Concluded from p.504)
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   Water Supply   
Topic: [A closer examination of some of Martin`s inventions. The Athenaeum considers: the plan for coast lights, the plan to purify air in coal mines, optional plans to supply London with water from the Coln and to dam the Thames for a purer water supply, and the plan to drain the marshes by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 523, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Germination of Seeds in Mercury, Para 2
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   Chemistry   
Topic: [Pinot`s experiment shows that the radicle of various seeds, including that of latyrus odoratus, which have germinated in mercury, will penetrate the metal to the depth of ten lines [ten-twelfths of an inch]]
Person: PINOT, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 27/07/1829
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Reviews

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 512-513
Heading: Division of Labour
Category: Political Economy   Labour   
Title: An Argument for more of the Division of Labour in Civil Life in this Country. Part I. In which the Argument is applied to Parliament. [Second notice] (Continued from p. 482)
Author: WICKENS, William   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 514-515
Heading: The Pursuit of Knowledge
Category: Philosophy Of Science   Biography   Mathematics   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. III, Part I. The Pursuit of knowledge under Difficulties; illustrated by Anecdotes
Author: ANON   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 515-516
Heading: Turkish Bath
Category: Geography   Turkey   Health   
Title: Travels to and from Constantinople in the years 1827 and 1828, Etc. [Third notice] (Concluded from page 485)
Author: FRANKLAND, Capt. Charles Colville   
Attribution: R. N.

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 516
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Title: An Introduction to Systematical and Physiological Botany: illustrated with explanatory Engravings
Author: CASTLE, Thomas   
Attribution: F.L.S.; Member of the Royal College of Surgeons; Author of "Lexicon Pharmaceuticum"; Author of "The Manual of Surgery"

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