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New System of Movable Dam, with Swinging Wickets and Trestles, at La Mulatiere Lyons

A Water Power Railway

New Dynamometric Brakes

Crematory Furnaces

The Livadia

Specific Heat

New Thermopile

Tracing the Pendulum

Improvement of the Bunsen Battery

Lightning Rods on War Ships

New Air Thermometer

By M. Miller.

Electric Lighting

Photophonic Transmitter

By Emile Berliner

A New Relay

Action of the Light upon Coloring Matters

Artificial Citric Acid

Manufacture of Salts of Soda

Doctored Wines

Antiseptic Inflation

Oil of Coffee

A Destructive Fire Caused by Sulphuric Ether

Bread Colored Blue by Rhinanthin


Coffee Tree Saccharine Matters

By M. Boussingault

Precipitation of Manganese Hydrate by Ammonia

By Giulio Puliti


Determination of Sex, and the Mental and Physical inheritance of Children

By J. Mortimer Granville

The Pharmaceutical Exhibition at Breslau


The Botanical Nature of Whooping Cough

Determination of Theine in Tea

Distinctions between Human Blood and Animals'

By Vincenzo Pesety Cervera

The Magnetic Apparatus of M. Edard

Temporary Deafness

impacted cerumen

By H. Augustus Wilson

Rare Animals in the Zoological Collection

William Lassell, Ll.D., F.R.S

By William Huggins

Small Fruits

By W. D. Philbrick

New Points in the Production of Milk

The Balsam Fir

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January 22, 1881

Science for the Modern World