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    AMONGST other lectures announced for the coming Baden-Baden meeting of the German Association of Naturalists, to which we have not referred in our note last week, we may mention that at the opening of the first general meeting on September 18, Prof. Kussmaul, of Strasburg, will deliver a memorial address in memory of the late Dr. Benedict Stilling, of Cassel, the first secretary of last year's meeting. The second and third generaTmee tings will take place on September 20 and 24 respectively, and will be partly occupied with the following lectures:—Prof. Ecker, of Freiburg, “On Lorenz Oken, in connection with the Centenary of his Birth;” Prof. Goltz, of Strasburg, “On the Heart;” Prof. Jaeger, of Stuttgart, “On Affections of the Mind.” The sectional meetings will take place on September 19, 22, and 23. For these up to the present no less than seventy-six papers have been announced, comprising all domains of natural science and medicine. The following may be of more general interest:—“On the Colour Sense among the Ancients and among Modern Uncivilised Tribes,” by Prof. Hart-mann, of Berlin; “On the Injurious Effects of the Refuse of Factories, specially of Bleaching Works, with regard to Fish,” by Dr. Weichelt, of Rufach; “On the Physiology of the Brain,” by Prof. Goltz, of Strasburg; “On Sea Climates and Sea Voyages, from a Physiological and Pathological Point of View,” by Dr. Faber, of Stuttgart; “On Crimes and Insanity,” by Dr. Kornfeld, of Wohlau; “Experimental Lecture on the Brain,” by Prof. Rudinger, of Munich; “On the Present State of Animal Vaccination and the Corresponding Institutions in Germany, Holland, and Belgium,” by Dr. Fürst, of Leipzig.

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    Notes . Nature 20, 400–402 (1879) doi:10.1038/020400a0

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