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The American Association for the Advancement of Science

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An Improved Churn

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New Magnetometer

By Geo. M. Hopkins

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New Electric Current Regulator

Combined Sad-Iron and Fluting Roller

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New Cut-Off

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August 16, 1879

Confronting Common Wisdom