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the variation in thickness of the mid- *Wright (Dr. C. R. A.) on new cotardle Coal-measures of the, 89.

nine derivatives, 70; on the alkaloids *Wilkinson (M. M. U.) on many-valued of the aconites, 71. functions, 30.

| Winsch (E. A.) on the junction of *Willett (W. H.) on the Sub-Wealden granite and old red sandstone at Corrie exploration, 97.

and Glen Sannox, Arran, 98. *Williams (J. E.) on steam-ship resist- ; ance, 233.

Young (Prof. J.), Address by, to the Williamson (Prof. W. C.), recent re- i Geological Section, 72; on the new

searches into the organization of some cases in the Hunterian Museum, 147. of the plants of the Coal-measures, 98; - (J.) on siliceous sponges from the on some of the physiological and mor- i Carboniferous limestone near Glasgow, phological features seen in the plants : 99.

of the Coal-measures, 145. Windings of rivers in alluvial plains, *Zinc, D. Swan on, 69.

experimental illustration of the origin Zoology, Prof. A. Newton's Address to of, by Prof. J. Thomson, 31.

1 the Department of Botany and, 119. *Woman, the oldest in Scotland, Gene- , * Zostera nana from Carnarvonshire, A. ral Sir J. Alexander on, 164.

G. More on, 144.

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Contents:-Rev. P. Kelland, on the Present state of our Theoretical and Experimental Knowledge of the Laws of Conduction of Heat;-G. L. Roupell, M.D., Report on Poisons ; T. G. Bunt, Report on Discussions of Bristol Tides, under the direction of the Rev. W. Whewell; -D. Ross, Report on the Discussions of Leith Tide Observations, under the direction of the Rev. W. Whewell ;-W, S. Harris, upon the working of Whewell's Aneniometer at Plymouth during the past year ;-Report of a Committee appointed for the purpose of superintend. ing the scientific cooperation of the British Association in the System of Simultaneous Obser. vations in Terrestrial Magnetism and Meteorology ;--Reports of Committees appointed to pro. vide Meteorological Instruments for the use of M. Agassiz and Mr. M'Cord ;-Report of a Com.

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CONTENTS:-Report of the Committee appointed to conduct the cooperation of the British Association in the System of Simultaneous Magnetical and Meteorological Observations; J. Richardson, M.D., Report on the present State of the Ichthyology of New Zealand :W. S. Harris, Report on the Progress of Meteorological Observations at Plymouth ;-Second Report of a Committee appointed to make Experiments on the Growth and Vitality of Seeds; -C. Vignoles, Report of the Committee on Railway Sections ;-Report of the Committee for the Preservation of Animal and Vegetable Substances ;-Lyon Playfair, M.D., Abstract of Prof. Liebig's Report on Organic Che nistry applied to Physiology and Pathology ;R, Owen, Report on the British Fossil Mammalia, Part 1.;-R. Hung Researches on the Influence of Light on the Germination of Seeds and the Growth of Plants;-L. Agassiz, Report on the Fossil Fishes of the Devonian System or Old Red Sandstone ;-W. Fairbairn, Appendix to a Report on the Strength and other Properties of Cast Iron obtained from the Hot and Cold Blast - D. Milne, Report of the Committee for Registering Shocks of Earthquakes in Great Britain ;-Report of a Committee on the construction of a Constant Indicator for Steam-Engines, and for the determination of the Velocity of the Piston of the Self-acting Engine at different periods of the Stroke ;-J.S. Russell, Report of a Committee on the form of Ships ;--Report of a Committee appointed "to consider of the Rules by which the Nomenclature of Zoology may be established on a uniform and permanent basis;"- Report of a Committee on the Vital Statistics of large Towns in Scotland;-Provisional Reports, and Notices of Progress in special Researches entrusted to Committees and Individuals.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTEENTH MEETING, at Cork. 1843, Published at 128.

CONTENTS:--Robert Mallet, Third Report upon the Action of Air and Water, whether fresh or salt, clear or foul, and at Various Temperatures, upon Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, and Steel ;-Report of the Committee appointed to conduct the Cooperation of the British As. sociation in the System of Simultaneous Magnetical and Meteorological Observations:-Sir J. P. W. Herschel, Bart., Report of the Committee appointed for the Reduction of Meteoro. logical Observations ;-Report of the Committee appointed for Experiments on SteamEngines ;-Report of the Committee appointed to continue their Experiments on the Vitality of Seeds ;-J. S. Russell, Report of a Series of Observations on the Tides of the Frith of Forth and the East Coast of Scotland ;-). S. Russell, Notice of a Report of the Committee on the form of Ships ;-J. Blake, Report on the Physiological Action of Medicines;-Report of the Committee on Zoological Nomenclature ;-Report of the Committee for Registering the Shocks of Earthquakes, and making such Meteorological Observations as may appear to them desirable ;-Report of the Committee for conducting Experiments with Captive Balloons:

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