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On the Action of Screw Propellers

By James Howden

Improved Locomotive and Tender Steam Brake

Labor-Saving Machinery in Massachusetts

Bronze Casting


By Zingler

Pipes for Gas and other Purposes

Separation of Middlings by Air Currents, Etc.

A Simple Gas Burette

By H. Bunte

Tannin Extract Factory

Artificial Laurel Water

By A. Ripping

Anthracite Blast Furnace

Soluble Glass

Improvement in Revolving Furnaces

Boric Acid; Methods for its Detection; Its Origin and Mode of Formation

By M. L. Dieulafait

The Formation of Compounds at a Temperature Considerably above that of their Decomposition

By Troost and Hautefeuille

Permeation of Platinum by Gases

By H. Helmholtz

Origin of Mineral Oils

By D. Mendelejeff

Gas Apparatus for Quantitative Blowpipe Analyses

By T. Hirschwald

Galician Ozokerite and Ceresin

By J. Grabowsky

Copper Lining for Furnaces

The Rothamsted Agricultural Experimental Station

Cranberry Culture

By A. K. Gile

The Cranberry as a Pot Plant

Horticultural Notes

Poultry Houses

Keeping Eggs

Influence of Hunger on the Weight of Cattle

A Lady Practitioner in Disguise

Obstetric Mortality in Vienna

Lectures on Paralysis and Convulsions as Effects of Organic Disease of the Brain

Delivered at the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, N. Y., 1877

By C. E. Brown-Sequard

Lessons in Mechanical Drawing

Second Series, No. XV

By C. W. MacCord

Bahama and Trinidad Timber

Travels of the Potato Beetle

The French Exhibition.—Rejection of a Remarkable American Exhibit

Design for Harp

The Wonderful Fossil Beds of Oregon

Scientific American Chess Record

R. B. Wormald, of London

Solutions to Problems

No. 27.

By W. A. Shinkman

The Detroit Free Press Award

The International Chess Congress in Paris

Wormald and De Vere


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    December 08, 1877

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