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On the Minute Measurements of Modern Science

By Alfred M. Mayer

Trees as Electrical Conductors

By M. Th. Du Moncel

Electricity in War

By H. Baden Pritchard

Electricity Applied to Cotton Manufacturing

Electric Naval Lights

The Dangers of Car-Coupling

Iron Electrotypes

Electric Method for the Determination of Manganese, Nickel, Zinc, and Lead

By M. A. Riche

Theiler's Patent Speed Recorder and Indicator

The Clyde Steamer Lord of the Isles

A New Method of Compressing Air

By Jos. P. Frizell

Making Propeller Patterns

Pneumatic Rock-Boring Machinery

The Progress of Chemistry

Meeting of the British Association at Plymouth

Deep Sea Mollusca

The Relations between Mathematics and Physics

The Shifting of the Axis of the Earth

Stimulants of Savages

Report of the Close-Time Committee

Life on Meteoric Stones

Deep-Sea Soundings

Binaural Audition

Arctic Coal

A Resisting Medium in Space

Wave Progression

The Color of Human Hair

The Purple of the Retina

By Adolf Alt

Paper Splints

New Horse Disease

Extirpation of Superior Maxillary Nerve and Meckel's Ganglion for Facial Neuralgia

By G. R. Fowler

Carbolic Acid in Diarrhœa

Carbolic Acid as an Antiseptic

Ammonia in Snake Bite

By Thomas A. Elder

A Nevada Sand Storm

Oxalic Acid in Fungi

By William M. Hamlet and Charles B. Plowwright

On Certain Chemical Effects of Oxygenized Graphite and Platinum

By William S. Skey

Aztec Ruins of Southwestern Colorado

On the Rivers La Plata and San Juan

Akademie der Wissenchaften, Vienna

June and July, 1877

Tincture Stoppers

Simple Laboratory Manipulations

By P. Townsend Austen

New Process for the Preparation of Extracts without Heat

By Alphonse Herrera

Stamping Machinery

Separation of Iron from Chrome and Uranium

By M. A. Ditte

Purification of Lead


Comparison of Butter and Oleomargarine

Certain Properties of the Sulphides of Platinum considered from an Analytical Point of View

By M.J. Ribau

Tinning Thin Cast Iron

The Copaiba Tree of Brazil—How the Balsam is Collected

Solutions to Problems

Staunton and Harwitz

Staunton and St. Amant

The Problem of the Eight Queens

“Miron's Tournaments” of 1856

Howard Staunton

Scientific American Chess Record


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