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The Origin of Wheat

Improved Fire Hook

Effect of Pumpkin Seed on Cattle

Climates of the United States

Cambridge Water Works

Turpentine and Resin

Tongueing and Grooving Machinery


Resuscitation of Locomotive Works

Phosphoresence of Insects

Light for Dark Places

One of the Prizes

Cure for Sore Hands Caused by Chemicals

Yearly Food of One Man

Ventilating Railroad Cars

Bleaching Paper Rags with Gas

The Science of Satisfying the Fastidious Taste with Tea

The Recent Storm

The Inventor of the Stereoscope

Safety Friction Matches

Pyroligneous ACID from Saw-Dust and Spent Tan Bark

Gun Cotton in Rifles and Shot Guns

French Railroad Clocks

Experiments With an Antidote for Snake Bites

Description of an Experiment with Bessemer's Process

Blacking-Box Holder

Artificial Milk

American Stoves in Europe

Phosporus; Its Source and Nature

Copper Coins

Cold Days and Seasons

Weather on the Ocean

The invention of Vulcanized India Rubber

Building in Frosty Weather

The Steamship Adriatic

The Cambridge Telescope

Object and Effects of Irrigation

Extracting Gold from Quartz, and Dressing Cotton Warps

Diseases Incident to Occupations

Camel Locomotives

The Influence of the Sun's Rays in Consumption

The Human Hand, and Inventions

Size of American Lakes

The Sperm Whale

Bleaching and Deodorizing Tallow, Oils, and Fatty ACIDS

Yellow River


Inventors, and Manufacturers

Power of Sea Breakers

The Cedars of Lebanon


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February 07, 1857

Confronting Common Wisdom