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A Marvellous Remedy for Burns

Black's Cast-Iron Tubular Trackway

Start's Grain Reaper

Southern Railways

Ascending Heavy Grades

Dental Operation on an Elephant

Vegetable Wonders

Daniel Kirkwood

Extraordinary Gardening

A Fiery Ordeal—lmprovement in Calico Printing—Distinction between Plant and Animals

Special Correspondence of the Scientific American

The Works of the Csars and the Stephensons

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Robert Fulton and Mr. Baine

Facts for the Curious—Female Beauty

A Natural Bridge in Alabama

To Prevent the Explosion of Boilers

Manufacture of Stoves in Albany

Important to Whalemen

The Snail Telegraph Again

New Economy in Steam

Improvement in Oscillating Steam Engines

Tartar on the Teeth

Improvement in Kilns

Improvement in Building Carriages

New Locomotive Shoe

Improvement in the Jacquard

Important Improvement in Setting Teeth

Short Conversations on Mechanics—No. 4

The Practicabilities of Science

To the Patron and Friends of Science

Mechanical Inventions

Steamboat and Railroad

English Patent Laws

Vinegar Adulterations

Fish Breeding

British Lords and English Patent Laws

List of Patent Claims

New Edition of the Patent Laws

Patent Claims

Back Numbers and Volumes

Lightning Conductors and the Action of the Electric Fluid

Physical Composition of Man

New Prospectus to Mechanics

Inventors, and Manufactures

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August 30, 1851

Complex Causes. Alternative Solutions.