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LORD KELVIN has been awarded the Grande Médaille of the Societé d' Encouragement pour l' Industrie Nationale of Paris, for his scientific works. Among other awards we note the following: 3000 francs to M. Dulac for a means of diminishing smoke at industrial centres; 1000 rancs to MM. Fuchs and de Launay for their work “Gîtes Minéraux”; and 500 francs to M. Chapel for his “Caoutchouc et la Gutta-Percha”; 2000 francs to Prof. Roberts-Austen for his work on alloys (see NATURE, June 7); 1500 francs to M. Pagnoul; and 500 francs to the Société d' Agriculture in the Meaux district, for investigations on the comparative physical nature and chemical constitution of the soils of certain regions.

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