Popular Science Monthly/Volume 15

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Popular Science Monthly  (1879) 
Volume 15
 
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May 1879

The Origin of Worlds 1
The Growth of the Will 10
Clews in Natural History 14
Dietetic Curiosities II 30
Bodily Conditions as Related to Mental States 40
New Guinea and its Inhabitants II 57
Dangers of Darwinism 68
Disease of the Body as a Mental Stimulant 71
On Sensation and the Unity of Structure of Sensiferous Organs 86
Residual Phenomena 101
The Autobiography of George Combe 109
Sketch of Professor W. D. Whitney 121
Correspondence 123
Editor's Table 124
Literary Notices 129
Popular Miscellany 137
Notes 143

June 1879

The Condition of Women from a Zoological Point of View I 145
Selecting a First Meridian 156
The Study of Physics in the Secondary Schools 159
Modern Science in its Relation to Literature 166
Observations on the Chameleon 178
The United States Life-Saving Service 182
Diseased Condition of the Faculty of Wonder 196
Are Explosions in Coal Mines Preventable? 200
Chemistry in its Relations to Medicine 214
The History of Games 225
Whales and their Neighbors 237
A Problem in Human Evolution 250
Sketch of Professor Clifford 258
Correspondence and Editor's Table 265
Literary Notices 271
Popular Miscellany 280
Notes 288

July 1879

Wasted Forces 289
The Geological Survey of the Fortieth Parallel 302
A Study in Locomotion 317
John Stuart Mill II 327
A Question of Eating 345
The Condition of Women from a Zoological Point of View II 347
A Visit to the New Zealand Geysers 356
Pleased with a Feather 366
Food and Feeding I 377
Julius Robert Mayer 397
Correspondence 408
Editor's Table 410
Literary Notices 415
Popular Miscellany 423
Notes 431

August 1879

Removal of Inherited Tendencies to Disease 433
The Story of the November Meteors 445
The Re-Education of the Adult Brain 455
The Molecular Theory 462
Neuter Insects 470
Agnosticism as Developed in Huxley's Hume 478
The Age of Cave-Dwellers in America 488
Chloral and Other Narcotics I 491
The Brightness and Distribution of the Fixed Stars 503
Food and Feeding II 514
Dry-Rot in Timber 525
Generic Images 532
Monarchy and its Drawbacks 545
Geographical Evolution I 548
Sketch of Professor Daniel Vaughan 556
Editor's Table 557
Literary Notices 560
Popular Miscellany 566
Notes 576

September 1879

Spiritualism as a Scientific Question 577
Geographical Evolution II 593
Serpent-Charm 606
Novelty in Patents 612
Development of the House-Fly 618
Food and Feeding III 620
A Remarkable Coincidence 628
The Classical Controversy 631
The Vanilla-Plant 642
Chloral and Other Narcotics II 646
Spontaneous and Imitative Crime 656
Materialism and its Lessons 667
The Birth, Life, and Death of a Storm 682
Biographical Notice of George F. Barker 693
Correspondence 698
Editor's Table 700
Literary Notices 705
Popular Miscellany 712
Notes 719

October 1879

Protoplasm and Life 721
John Stuart Mill III 750
Atlantis Not a Myth 759
Micro-Organisms and their Effects in Nature 764
The Science and Philosophy of Recreation 772
Mythologic Philosophy I 795
A Home-Made Spectroscope 808
The Source of Muscular Power 812
The Results of Abstraction in Science 825
The Age of Ice 833
Sketch of Professor Frankland 838
Correspondence 841
Editor's Table 842
Literary Notices 845
Popular Miscellany 853
Notes 863
Index 865