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In vivo effect of 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol on the proliferation and differentiation of avian chondrocytes, 1993
Incubation behaviour and increased plasma prolactin in the ring dove stimulates central nervous activity as measured by [14C]-2 deoxyglucose uptake, 1993
Influence of tumour growth rate and host age on the infective virus and cytoplasmic particultate yields from some avian tumours, 1954
Scope and Contents Legend about the dreolan or wren and the Irish army that when the English were asleep and the Irish were about to attack them during the night [at the Battle of the Boyne] the wren began eating crumbs on the drummer's head, waking him up and allowing him to alert the English to the attack. Consequently, 'the irish take a day in the year to kill the Dreathan (wren (St Pat[rick]?)' [referring to Wren Day or St Stephen's Day, 26 December]. Text has been scored through in pencil perhaps to indicate...
Scope and Contents Thursby-Pelham writes that she would happily let Ewart use her drawings for his work on the Antarctic Penguin, but that strictly speaking they are the property of Mrs Assheton, as Thursby-Pelham drew them whilst working as Dr Assheton's assistant. Mrs Assheton has written to Harmer to grant the required permission. She offers Ewart her collection of bird embryos which she acquired for the purpose of comparison with the penguins. The date is not written on the letter, but is probably...
Scope and Contents Bassett asks Ewart where he can trace the authority for Ewart's assertion in his 1920 lecture that the only bird in the world to have the rudiments of teeth in its mouth was 'Springops' [sic] the New Zealand parrot. He has examined 20 stuffed specimens in the Christchurch Museum but the mouths were not well preserved enough.
Scope and Contents Bateson writes to Cecil asking for his experience of cross-breeding poultry with other species of birds. Bateson writes that he aims to conduct experiments to determine whether certain distinguishing features of breeds can be blended in crossing, and what differences there are in crossing pure-bred and inbred breeds. He notes that he has been experimenting with White Leghorn chickens, but that he has had difficulty in finding breeds of a strictly recorded pedigree, specifically red combed...
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Robert Broom telling Geikie that he has named a fossil after a colleague John Young. The fossil, Youngina, is possibly the common ancestor of lizards, crocodiles, dinosaurs, pterodactyls and birds. He describes his work progress in South Africa including a drawing of a gorgonopsid reptile skeleton.
Scope and Contents List entitled 'Toimhsegain' [Riddles] including riddles for things such as mist, hens, rainbow and the wind. A few corrections have been made to the text in ink and in pencil.