The Biological stations of Europe

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - 360 pages

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Page 10 - Women announces the offer of an eighth prize of one thousand dollars for the best thesis written by a woman, on a scientific subject. This thesis must embody new observations and new conclusions based on independent laboratory research in biological (including psychological), chemical or physical science.
Page 282 - Thomson, and E. Ray Lankester, for the foundation of zoological stations in different parts of the globe.
Page 110 - Marvejols) before the meeting of the French Association for the Advancement of Science, at Lille, treated of the curious artificial perforations common among the neolithic skulls of the Lozere.
Page 282 - The Scottish Marine Station for Scientific Research, Granton, Edinburgh ; its Work and Prospects.
Page 168 - ... resolution was to withdraw the funds of the station from the promotion of continuous investigation by the staff and to render the directorship no longer attractive to a working investigator. This action was followed by the resignation of the director and the withdrawal of many of the scientific friends of the institution from active participation in its affairs. It is to be hoped that the committee, in charge of the station, can evolve some system of control that will insure a stable scientific...
Page 84 - Travaux Scientifiques du Laboratoire de Zoologie et de Physiologie maritime de Concarneau...
Page 155 - In the center of the exhibition room is a row of five narrow table tanks 9 feet 9 inches long, 2 feet 3 inches wide, and 1 foot 9 inches deep, with tops but 4 feet above floor level.
Page 281 - That this meeting does hereby agree to constitute itself such a Society under the title of ' The Society for the Biological Investigation of the Coasts of the United Kingdom.' " This was, he said, an effort which would have the hearty appreciation and strong support of the scientific bodies of the country. It was an important fact that the British coast was the richest area in the world for seaweeds. There was no country in the world which had contributed so much to the...
Page 190 - ... illustrated by the marine expositions at Berlin in the winter of 1897-1898, and again in the summer of 1908. The first exposition led to the establishment of a permanent marine museum and the second contributed largely to its expansion. In 1898 the German naval bureau together with the Prussian Kultus Ministerium undertook the establishment of an oceanographical institute in conjunction •with some Prussian university, plans for which were drawn up by Prof. E. v. Drygalski and E. v. Halle, with...
Page 155 - ... building, stands at a distance of 150 feet from the water front with its main axis running east and west, and fronting north, looking across the mouth of the harbor with its ruined breakwater toward picturesque Bradda Head across the bay. The station is a plain building of stone quarried on the mte, with slate roof.

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