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Issue: 007, 12/02/28 p. 111
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Zoology   
Topic: [Growth of feathers, hair and quills of the porcupine]
Person: CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 631-632
Heading: Deficiencies of the Library of the British Museum
Category: Museums   Libraries   Natural History   
Topic: [Laments the gaps in the Natural History collections. Suggests improvements; recommends popular works]
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Gigantic Whale. [Speculation among naturalists on the great age of a specimen arrived at Ghent. Is it 1000 years old?]

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 813
Heading: Varieties, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Ear   
Topic: Lectures on the Ear. [The first of a series of lectures on the Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of the Ear delivered by Mr. Curtis, Aurist to his Majesty, at the Royal Dispensary for Diseases of the Ear, Dean-street, Soho Square]
Institution: Royal Dispensary for Diseases of the Ear   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Elephants   
Topic: The Proboscis of the Elephant
Person: CUVIER   

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 11
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Eagle Fish. [Sciaena aquila observed off Zetland being chased by a seal. The same fish is called the Stone Basse by Couch of the Linnaean Society, who saw one off the coast of Cornwall]
Person: CUVIER   COUCH, Mr.   
Source: Risso, (Ich. Nice, p. 298, Jab. IX., Fig. 30)   
Institution: Linnaean Society   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 12
Category: Anthropology   Morphology   Medicine   Mammary Glands   
Topic: Singular Woman at Marseilles. [Report of woman with a breast at her hip]
Person: CUVIER   ROBERT, M.   
Source: Cuvier: Analyse des Travaux de l`Acad. Roy. de Sciences   
Institution: Academie Royale, Paris   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Sauriology), Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: English Crocodiles. [Six instances of the remains of what seem to be crocodiles are listed. Cuvier believes the crocodiles are "of a species distinct from the recent kinds"]
Person: DELUC, M. G. A.   CUVIER   JOHNSTONE (of Bristol)   MANTELL   YOUNG   WOOLLER   
Source: Cuvier: Recherches vol. ii   Webster: Geological Transactions vol ii   Geology of England and Wales   Edinburgh Philosophical Journal   

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. (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]

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 271, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Extinct Animals. [The birds and animals of ancient Egypt are no different from their modern equivalents. The new genera discovered among the fossil skeletons may not be the parent stock of modern animals]
Person: CUVIER   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   

Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 287, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Geological Researches, Para 1
Category: Geology   Palaeontology   
Topic: [Discovery of animal bones (hyena, bear etc) in parts of the world (Hungary, Germany, France) where there are no such animals today. The explanation will be in the study of geology]
Person: BUCkLAND   SERRES, Marcel de   DUBREIL   CUVIER   
Source: Cuvier: Analyse des Travaux de l`Acad. Roy. de Sciences   Buckland: Reliquiae Diluvianae   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Recent Discoveries of Fossil Remains, Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   Palaeozoology   Fossil Ungulates   
Topic: [Cuvier claims that where fossil bones are found, there are usually six or seven animals collected in the same place. A recent find in Kent`s Hole near Torquay bears this out, as did an earlier discovery in the tertiary formation near Canterbury of the parts of six animals on a bed of wood and nuts. These were believed to have been browsing together in a wood when "subject to the great convulsion" ]
Person: CUVIER   ENERY, Rev. J. M.   WALKER, (Mineralogist)   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Taunton   Museum of Hull   The Western Exchange   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: New Intestinal Worm
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   
Topic: [Cuvier read a paper at the French Academy on a new kind of Intestina, or parasite worm. The worm is distinguished by a huge number of air-holes in its body, more than a hundred. It lives in the abdominal cavity or the solid flesh of the polypus and was first observed by Laurillard, keeper of the cabinet of anatomy in the Museum of Natural History]
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 11/11/1829
Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 758-759
Heading: History of Icthyology
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   History Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Food   
Topic: The following abstract of the History of Icthyology, by the Baron Cuvier, prefixed to his great work on the "Natural History of Fishes", has been prepared for "The Revue Encyclopedique", by M. Flourens, the author of the article on the effect of cold on animals, inserted a few weeks since in "The Athenaeum". The work of M. Cuvier above alluded to, has advanced as far as the fourth volume. When complete it will consist of between fifteen and twenty volumes octavo, or from eight to ten quarto
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 774-775
Heading: History of Icthyology. (Concluded from p. 758)
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   Literature   Classical Literature   History Of Science   
Topic: [Second part of Flourens` abstract of Cuvier`s "Natural History of Fishes"]
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.]
Source: Cuvier: First Lecture on the Natural Sciences   
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   
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]

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Fowls with Human Faces, Para 10
Category: Zoology   Zoopathology   
Topic: [Examples of hens with no beaks]
Person: GUERIN, M. Jules   CUVIER   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   
Source: Guerin: Medical Gazette   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 79, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Tame Wolf in the Jardin du Roi, Para 7
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Domestic Animals   
Topic: [Extract from an article by Mrs. Lee, on the wolf cub given to Baron Cuvier`s daughter-in-law]
Person: LEE, Mrs.   CUVIER   CUVIER, Madame   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   
Institution: Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes, Paris   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Pliny the most laborious of Writers, Para 6
Category: Philosophy   Science And Knowledge   
Topic: [Cuvier`s comments on the derivative nature of Pliny`s writings]
Person: PLINY   CUVIER   

Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 235
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Science   Literature   Poetry   
Topic: Election of the poet Lamartine
Source: Le Globe   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282-283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Sitting of the 12th April
Category: Botany   Trees   Chemistry   Icthyology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Textiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [1. Milk-tree found at Demerara. 2. Germination of the Nepenthe. 3. Properties of a Sal Gemma. 4. Influence of Water on the Respiration of Fishes. 5. The Bombyx of the ancients. 6. Annual volume of the Board of Longitude. 7. The difference of opinion between St. Hilaire and Cuvier on "the theory of analogy"]
Person: DELESSERT   SMITH (of Edinburgh)   HUMBOLDT   ARNOT, M.   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   ARAGO, M.   DUMAS, M.   BOUE, M.   FLEURENS, M.   LATREILLE   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   East India Company   Botanical Gardens, Calcutta   Board of Longitude   
Letter[s], 12/04/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 331
Heading: Mechanism of the Human Voice
Category: Medicine   Special Physiology   Voice   Music   
Topic: [Cuvier endorses a memoir of Bennati on the subject of the singing voice, at a sitting of the Academy of Sciences]
Person: CUVIER   PROVY, M.   SAVART, M.   BENNATI, M.   RUSH, Dr. (of Philadelphia)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 10/05/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Sense Organs   
Topic: [Cuvier will be holding a course of lectures on comparative anatomy at the Paris Academy of Sciences]
Person: CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 394
Heading: Dissection in the Middle Ages
Category: Medicine   Anatomy   Surgery   History Of Medicine   History Of Science   
Topic: [History of anatomical knowledge, from a lecture of Cuvier]
Person: CUVIER   GALEN   MUNDINUS   GABRIEL (of Zerbis)   ACHILLINI, Alexander   BERENGER, James (of Carpi)   ANGELO, Michael   DA VINCI, Leonardo   GUNTER   DURER, Albert   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Lecture Ed`s Mark: "UNKNOWN"

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: Fish, Para 19
Category: Icthyology   Statistics   Natural History   
Topic: [...] In the whole, the ancients distinguished and named one hundred and fifty kinds of fishes; of which Aristotle discovered forty different kinds...

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