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Turning a Corner on the Gilbert Elevated Railway

Will Our Moon Ever Rise in the West?

Work Ahead for Inventors

Improvements Wanted in Working Gold and Silver Ores

Patent Office Models

Clothes Moths

By C. V. Riley

The Harvest of the Sea

The New York Herald's Best Work

The Steam Boiler Explosion Commission

Astronomical Notes

By Berlin H. Wright

Bozerian's New Shower Bath

Large Steam Pumping Engines--A Duplex Pressure Pump

A New Tool

The Saccharometer

By Selimo Bottone

Why Nuts Come Loose and Bolts Drop Out

[For the Scientific American.]

Curtis' Propelling and Dry Dock Attachment for Vessels

Improved Hose Coupling

The Red Wolf

Easel for Pottery Decoration

New Apparatus for Measuring the Vaporizing Heat of Liquids

A New Mode of Ditching

The Spontaneous Generation Controversy

Communications Received - March 23, 1878

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March 23, 1878

Confronting Common Wisdom