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THE subjects for 1895 for the results of original research, upon which the Royal Society of New South Wales offer their medal and £25, are as follows:—(1) On the Silver Ore Deposits of New South Wales. (2) On the Physiological Action of the Poison of any Australian Snake, Spider, or Tick. (3) On the Chemistry of the Australian Gums and Resins. The communications are to be sent in not later than May 1, 1895. The subjects for 1896 are also announced as follows:—(1) On the Origin of Multiple Hydatids in Man. (2) On the Occurrence of Precious Stones in New South Wales, with a description of the deposits in which they are found. (3) On the Effect of the Australian Climate on the Physical Development of the Australian-born Population. The Society emphasise the condition that the award will not be made for a mere compilation, however meritorious it may be.

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