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Oil of Roses

Cheap Cough Mixture

Detection of Cotton in Unbleached Linen

Gutta Percha Water Pipes

Looms for Weaving Hair Cloth

To Prevent Milk from Souring

Nails Growing in the Flesh

To Cure Warts

Winds and Currents of the Sea

New Mode of Gearing Reciprocating Motion

Unity of the Human Race

Effect of Alkalies on the Human System

Expansion of Gases

Circular Saws

Oyster and Clam Shell Manures

Silvering Mirrors

New Steam Valve

An Improved Valve Cock

Ornamental Letters for Door Plates

Improvement in Hot-Air Furnaces and Ventilators

Manufacture of Steel

Improved Dental Instrument

The Lords are Coming

Coal—Our Black Diamonds

The London Illustrated News and the Scientific American

Events of the Week

The Plutonists—Heat of the Earth

Generation of Heat

Fire Damp

Scientific Apologists for the Caloric Engine

Cause of Insanity

The Brain

Patent Case

Mechanics

Remedy for the Sting of Bees

About Snakes

Poisons

Musk

Improved Mop Handle

Interesting Discovery in Electro Gilding

Fire-Proof Bronze

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    To Correspondents

  • Recommended

    A Chapter of Suggestion, &C

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