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Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Antiquity of the Sciences, Para 5
Category: Astronomy   History Of Science   
Topic: [Astronomy is the oldest science, according to Cuvier. The Chinese observed an eclipse in 776 B.C.]
Person: CUVIER   CALLISTHENES   ARISTOTLE   
Source: Cuvier: First Lecture on the Natural Sciences   
Lecture
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: History and Geology mutually confirmatory, Para 4
Category: Christian Religion   Comparative Mythology   Geology   Geomorphology   Time   
Topic: [Cuvier has remarked on the traditions all over the world which speak of an ancient global catastrophe. According to geology, "the last great change on the earth`s surface", five to six thousand years ago, would correspond "with the period assigned to the Deluge" in ancient history]
Person: CUVIER   
Source: Cuvier: First Lecture on the Natural Sciences   
Institution: College de France, Paris   
Lecture
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Moths, Para 1
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   
Topic: [A description of the habits of clothes moths and how to prevent them by using camphor or other strong-smelling substances]

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: Salt versus Snow, Para 3
Category: Meteorology   Chemistry   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Short discussion on the use of spreading salt on snow in bad weather]

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45
Heading: Important Discovery, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Pharmacology   
Topic: [Thomson has stated that none of the salts of lead are poisonous. This has implications, contrary to the opinion of Baker, for the safe use of lead in medicine]
Person: THOMSON, Professor   BAKER, Sir George   
Institution: Westminster Medical Society   
, Jan. 1830
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Cannibalism of the Chinese
Category: China   Social Anthropology   Poverty   
Topic: [A ninth century account of China says that the Chinese used to eat all criminals who were put to death. The reason was poverty not ferocity]
Source: Cabinet Cyclopaedia   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Length of Night in various parts
Category: Astronomy   Time   
Topic: [Comparative lengths of night-time in different parts of the globe]

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Parisian Winters
Category: Meteorology   Public Administration   
Topic: [Statistics on the public cost of harsh weather]

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Period of the first formation of the Egyptian Delta
Category: Geology   History Of Science   
Topic: [The successive beds of Nile mud show that 2000 years before Christ the Nile Delta must not have existed. This confirms an account of Herodotus]
Person: CUVIER   HERODOTUS   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Scotchmen in London
Category: Periodicals   Scotland   Philology   
Topic: [The many Scots who altered their names in order to escape anti-Scottish prejudice in England]
Person: MURRAY   KERR   
Source: Smellie`s Mem. by Kerr   Edinburgh Magazine and Review   

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Reviews

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 36-38
Heading: Expedition to Africa
Category: Geography   West And North Central Africa   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Title: Records of Captain Clapperton`s Last Expedition to Africa
Author: LANDER, Richard   
Attribution: Attendant of Captain Clapperton

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 39-40
Heading: Extraordinary Somnambulist
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Insanity   Philosophy   Occultism   Hypnotism   Psychic Phenomena   Poetry   
Title: Die Scherin von Prevorst; i.e. The Prophetess of Prevorst: a Revelation of the Inner Life of Man, and of the Communication of a World of Spirits with our own
Author: KERNER, Justinus   
Attribution: "A Swabian physician, at Weinsberg"
1829
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 40
Heading: The Elephant
Category: Popularization Of Science   Natural History   Zoology   Animal Physiology   Animal Husbandry   Elephants   
Title: Popular Lectures on the Study of Natural History and the Sciences. Second edition
Author: LEMPRIERE, W.   
Attribution: M. D.

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 41
Category: Education   Philology   
Title: The Etymological Spelling-Book
Author: BUTLER, Henry   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 41
Category: Geography   Education   Science   
Title: A Catechism of Geography. Second edition
Author: MURRY, Hugh   
Attribution: F. R. S. E.

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 41
Category: Geography   Education   
Title: A System of Geography for the use of Schools and Private Students. Twelfth edition
Author: EWING, Thomas   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 41
Category: Science   Education   
Title: A Catechism of the Works of Creation. Second edition
Author: SMITH, Peter   
Attribution: A. M.

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