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Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Cry of the Death`s Head Moth. [Experiments made by Passerini, "not having before his eyes any fears of a charge of cruelty", discover a cavity in the head of the moth. Dumeril then discovers a "drum skin" stretched over the cavity"]
Person: PASSERINI, M.   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Florence   

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 764, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Coelenterata   
Topic: Exquisite Touch of the Polypus. [Polypus has no sense but that of touch, so sensitive that it seems even to feel the light]
Person: DUMERIL, M.   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Instrument for Discovering Symptoms of Disease by Sound, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Inventions   Diagnosis   Instrumental Diagnosis   
Topic: [Piorry`s invention, the Pleosimetre, a plate of ivory, wood or metal to be applied to a part of the body and struck with the finger. The sound it gives out will help the doctor to tell the condition of the body part. Piorry has received a prize for it, from the Royal Academy of Paris]
Person: PIORRY, Dr. (of Paris)   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vipers occasionally Viviparous, Para 6
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: [The common viper has been found, under circumstances which would prevent its shedding its skin, to carry more than three thousand young in its uterus, rather than forming eggs]
Person: DESVOIDY, M. Robineau   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   DUMERIL, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 19/10/1829
Issue: 118, 30/01/30 p. 62, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Vice-President of the French Institution for 1830, Para 4
Category: Science   
Topic: [Dumeril wins the election contest for vice-presidency of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Paris, 1830]

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