Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  1 (1817), 636–38.

[Britain and Colonies]

[William Laidlaw?] *


Reportage, Literary Gossip


Chemistry, Universities | Instruments, Meteorology | Heat, Gas Chemistry, Experiments | Heat, Gas Chemistry, Chemistry, Experiments, Metallurgy | Mining, Geology | Botany, Zoology | Anatomy, Physiology, Natural History

People mentioned:

Thomas Thomson, John Leslie, Humphry Davy, William H Wollaston, Thomas C Hope, John Abernethy, John Hunter

Institutions mentioned:

University of Glasgow, Royal Institution of Great Britain, University of Cambridge

    Lists Edward D Clarke's most recent experiments (636). Reports that John Tatum has found that 'vegetables, like animals, convert the oxygen of the atmosphere into carbonic acid gas; and that those very gases which are fatal to animals are equally so to vegetables' (638).

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