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Ocean Waves

The Tegel Water Works

Retort with Continuous Feed and Discharge

By R. Haig

Transmission of Power by Flexible Wire Rope or Cable

By J. E. Emmerson

Friction of Journal Bearings

Metal Hulls or Wooden Hulls

The U. S. Steamship Charleston

The Electromagnet

By Silvanus P. Thompson

New Electrical Boat

Transmitting Pictures Electrically

By W. S. Eaton


By Henry Sutton

Process of Disintegrating Fibrous Plants

By Henry Harrison Doty

Separation of Finely Divided Mineral or Metallic Matters

Solidifying Points of Different Sorts of Tallow

By Finkener

The Changes of Property of Amalgams by Repeated Fusion

By G. Gore

The Wilde and Reychler Chlorine Process

The use of Tannins to Prevent Boiler Crust

By M. Leo Vignon


The Effect of the Products of High Explosives, Dynamite and Nitroglycerine, on the Human System

By Thomas Darlington

Sitting Bull

The Oschansk Meteorite

On the Incubation of Snakes' Eggs

The Outlook for Applied Entomology

Building Plans and Specifications

Our Twenty “Best” Apples

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January 24, 1891

Science for the Modern World