The Congress of Hydrology and Climatology—Changes in the Pupil after Death—Hvdatid Cysts of the Liver—Cardiac Stimulants—New Test for Codeine.
The first International Congress of Hydrology and Climatology will be held at Biarritz, the 1st of October, 1886, under the honorary patronage of the French Minister of Commerce, and the presidence of Dr. Durand-Fardel, the well known hydrologist. The programme states that the aim of this Congress is to bring together in a country rich in thermal and sanitary stations, the learned men of all countries who would study in common the questions bearing on hydrology and climatology. All societies and scientific associations, all learned men in France and abroad are invited to take part in this meeting. Any person wishing to join the Congress must send in his application enclosing a postoffice order for ten shillings, which must reach Paris by the 1st of September at latest in