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Alum Made in the Manufacture of Candles

Raneld Butter

Daguerreotype Hat Crowns

Loom for Weaving Plain and Figured Fabrics

New Steam Boiler

Improved Lithographic Press

Ship Race for Ten Thousand Dollars

A Curious Relic

New Drill and Countersinker

Railroad Engines

New Method of Grafting Grape Vines

Prof. Porter and Aerial Navigation

A Month of Calamity

The Crystal Palace

Progress of the Cholera

Accident to the North Star

Cure for Toothache

A Gigantic Steamship

Storm Pointer Camphor

Flying

Foreign Scientific Memoranda

Railroads—Their Improvements for Safe Travel

New Safety Lamp

Grain Separators

Improved Mill for Grinding

Improved Wagon

New Railroad Car Wheel

The Impertinence and Ingratitude of Scribblers

Encouragement to New Inventions

Non-Protecting Lightning Rods

Speed of the Norwalk Train

Pennsylvania Polytechnic College

Commissioner of Patents

Railroads in Cities

Events of the Week

Cincinnati Steam Fire Engine

Improvement in Making Kettles

Anointing with Oil a Cure and Preventive of Disease

Mechanics

Chemical Testimony in Cases of Poisoning

Properties of Charcoal

Fermentation of Citric Acid

The Culture of Sea Kale

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    To Correspondents

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    A Chapter of Suggestions, &C

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May 28, 1853

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.