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Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 634-635
Heading: General Assembly of the Naturalists of Germany at Hamburgh
Category: Congresses   Assemblies   Science   Natural History   Medicine   Botany   Pharmacology   
Topic: [The aims of the assembly are to introduce far-flung natural historians to one another. Qualifications for membership: belonging to the medical profession or studying natural history. The effects are that participants forget "all national jealousies in the cause of nature and science". Struwe claimed that Germany and Russia were pre-eminent in astronomy; England and France were least good at it. Wendt spoke on animal magnetism. Other subjects were: the tides, and coffee]
Person: OKEN, Dr.   BARTELS, M.   STRUWE, Prof.   WENDT, Prof.   OERSTED, Prof.   WILLBRANDT, Prof.   PFAFF, Prof.   SIMON, Dr.   STERNBERG, Count   LICHTENSTEIN   JACQUIN, Prof.   LITTROW, M.   JAHN   
Source: Hamburgh Reporter   The Times   Isis   
Institution: General Assembly of the Naturalists of Germany   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 635
Heading: Account of the Discovery of the Egyptian Typhon. By J. Passalacqua, Director of the Royal Museum of Egyptian Antiquities at Berlin
Category: Archaeology   Palaeography   Historical Sciences   
Topic: [Examples of an unusual figure, "the genius of evil", on the coffin of a mummy at the King`s Museum, Berlin. The variant forms of the symbol]
Institution: Royal Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Berlin   
Signed: PASSALACQUA, J.; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 637
Heading: Rome, Para 3
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   Geology   Economic Geology   
Topic: Sig. Rolli, an intelligent naturalist, discovered, a few months ago, a stone weighing 755 Roman pounds, which was supposed to be that precious silicious material which the ancients called Murrha...[The stone attracted "learned discussions" and the attention of naturalists, until somebody managed to identify it as fluor-spar]
Person: ROLLI, Sig.   
Signed: "D."; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 637
Heading: The Netherlands, Para 1
Category: Statistics   Education   Languages   Philology   
Topic: [The languages of the Netherlands by region, religious affiliation. The greatest density of schools, rate of illiteracy]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: A Scientific Harvest, Para 11
Category: Botany   Classification   Mineralogy   Zoology   Entomology   
Topic: [A quotation from Von Humboldt on Hemprich and Ehrenberg`s travels.] "They collected as if collecting alone had been the object of their pursuits..." [Numbers and types of specimens]
Person: HUMBOLDT   HEMPRICH   EHRENBERG   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Egyptian Geography, Para 5
Category: Geography   Maps   Communication   Printing   
Topic: Mr Wilkinson, who for many years has carried on his scientific researches in Egypt, has completed an elaborate map...
Person: WILKINSON   
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Organic Defects, Para 13
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   Deafness   Eyesight   
Topic: [Hereditary disposition to certain conditions: deafness, lack of speech, different types of blindness]
Person: RUDOLPHI, Prof.   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Pilchard Fishery, Para 6
Category: Agriculture   Fishing   
Topic: The pilchards caught on the western coast [presumably of Britain] form a very considerable article of commerce..[Description of the fishing methods and the huge scale of the catches]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Veterinary Art in Austria, Para 8
Category: Medicine   Veterinary Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: In the German provinces belonging to the crown of Austria, the government has made several appointments of veterinary surgeons, (there styled "physicians")...
Institution: Veterinary Institution in Vienna   

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