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New Coloring Matter

Jackson's Patent Cooking Stove

Bevan's Patent Arch Girder

Whitney's Railroad to the Pacific

First Railroad Charter in America

A Dangerous Rock

Causes of Rain

The Route to California through Nicaragua

Great Speed on the Utica and Schenectady Railroad

Death of an Eminent Sculptor

Death of a Great Inventor

Turkish Manners

The Cocoanut of Jamaica

Oxygen Gas a Cure for Cholera

City Improvements

Accidents by Lightning

Telegraph and Newspaper Dinner

Sugar in France

Handling Molten Lead and Iron

The Mechanical Labor on a Newspaper

The Benefits of Coffee as an Article of Food

Parker's Water Wheel

Disinfecting Compound

Report of the Scientific Committee to Investigate Paie's Light

Ink that Resists the Action of Acids and Alkalies

Philips' Fire Annihilator

Ink for Lithographers

Improvement in Making Bricks

Glass Water Pipes

Transfer Paper

New Old Planing Machine

A New Wonder

Meanness Carried to Extremes

Great Building—Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations

Glasgow

Light and Heat from Water

Chemical Philosophy

Why Epidemics Rage at Night

List of Patent Claims

New Agents for the Scientific American

Back Volumes Scientific American

An Improved Straw Cutter

Curious Facts in Natural History

Lightning and Lightning Conductors

To Inventors and Mechanics

History of Propellers and Steam Navigation

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July 06, 1850

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.