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Personalities in Industry, January 1938

What Can We Do About Our Rare and Vanishing Species?

Lessons Have Been Taught by the Disappearance of the Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen, A Greater Public Interest and Support Needed

By Ira N. Gabrielson

In, Out, Through New York

Three-Part Tunnel System, New Jersey to Long Island, Under Hudson River, Manhattan, East River, Outstanding Engineering Features

By R. G. Skerrett

Ra-Mose and Hat-Nufer, January 1938

By Ambrose Lansing and William C. Hayes

Photographing Traffic From the Air

A Plastic Born

The Nearest Stars

By Henry Norris Russell

Headache Headquarters

Mellon Institute, Sponsored Research Cures Industrial Headaches, Solves Problems, Develops New Products, Processes, 700 Patents

By Frederick Tisdale

Floated on Mud

Sailing Vessel, Now an Aquarium, Was Raised to a Permanent Location by Mud, Nine Feet Up, Cofferdam Used, Sand as a Foundation

By Harold Chamberlin

What to do About Dust?

Industrial Dust Hazards, Little Known of Them, Foundation to Study Ways, Means of Combating, Medical, Legal, Engineering Aspects

By John F. Mcmahon

Chemotherapy and Prontosil

Uses and Abuses of the New Drug, Valuable, but to Be Used with Caution, Theory of Chemotherapy, Hope for Other Drugs in Research on Same Theory

By T. Swann Harding


  • 50 Years Ago in Scientific American, January 1938

  • Recommended

    Books Selected by the Edtors, January 1938

  • Departments

    Welding Does its Biggest Marine Job

  • Our Point of View, January 1938

  • Adjustable Electrical Magnifier, Progress and Peace and more

  • Current Bulletin Briefs, January 1938

  • Strict Construction, Interchangeable and more

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