Popular Science Monthly/Volume 23

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Popular Science Monthly  (1883) 
Volume 23
 
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May 1883

The Remedies of Nature I 1
Science and Conscience 13
Physics in General Education 20
Microscopic Life in the Air 28
How Much Animals Know 39
Chemistry and Pharmacy 46
Position and Stroke in Swimming 54
How the Ancient Forests Became Coal 56
A Superstitious Dog 63
From Buttercups to Monk's-Hood 65
On the Colors of Water 68
A Wonder from the Deep-Sea 75
Gymnastics 77
Why are We Right-Handed? 86
Lengthening the Visible Spectrum 88
The Boundaries of Astronomy I 94
On Brain-Work and Hand-Work 104
Sketch of Professor Richard Owen, F.R.S. 109
Correspondence 114
Editor's Table 116
Literary Notices 123
Popular Miscellany 137
Notes 144

June 1883

Medical Quacks and Quackeries 145
Recent Magnetic Storms and Sun-Spots 163
Vivisection in the State of New York 169
Quartz: Its Varieties and Formation 180
The Remedies of Nature II 187
A German View of the Data of Ethics 195
Cost of Life 202
Science-Teaching in the Public Schools 207
The Chemistry of Cookery I 214
Our Marriage and Divorce Laws I 224
Evolution 237
The Boundaries of Astronomy II 239
Darwin and Copernicus 249
Whistling 251
Sketch of Professor Benjamin Silliman, LL.D. 259
Correspondence 267
Editor's Table 268
Literary Notices 273
Popular Miscellany 281
Notes 287

July 1883

The Railroad Problem in the United States 289
The Remedies of Nature III 303
Unwritten History 317
Machines Driven by Solar Rays 337
The Great Bridge and its Lessons 339
Selection in Grain-Growing 354
The Cause of Sea-Sickness 362
Meters for Power and Electricity 365
The Chemistry of Cookery II 373
Insectivorous Plants 382
Constructive Elements of the East River Bridge 385
The Industrial Position of Women 388
African Psychology 399
Sketch of Dr. William Farr 404
Correspondence 408
Editor's Table 409
Literary Notices 416
Popular Miscellany 425
Notes 431

August 1883

Changes in New England Population 433
The Anarchy of Modern Politics 444
Rank and Title 453
On Radiation 456
The Little Missouri Bad Lands I 468
Technical Education 475
The Remedies of Nature IV 477
Association of Colors with Sounds 490
The Formation of Sea-Waves 492
Mental Capacity of the Elephant 497
The Chemistry of Cookery III 509
The Geological Distribution of North American Forests 517
Perrier on the Theory of Descent 524
Our Indian Mythology 527
Locusts as Food for Man 531
A Natural Sea-Wall 536
The Telephone, with a Sketch of its Inventor, Philipp Reis 540
Correspondence 552
Editor's Table 554
Literary Notices 559
Popular Miscellany 569
Notes 575

September 1883

The Germ-Theory of Disease 577
The Chemistry of Cookery IV 586
Agricultural Experiment Stations 596
The Remedies of Nature V 604
Fire-Proof Building Construction 613
Ways of Preserving Food 623
Insanity 627
The Little Missouri Bad Lands II 634
Faculae and Sun-Spots 642
Insects and Disease - Mosquitoes and Malaria 644
The Growth of Hygienic Science 658
Our Marriage and Divorce Laws II 663
Woodland and Water-Course 669
How the Earth was Peopled I 673
Primitive Map-Making 682
The Granule of Starch 687
Sketch of Sir William E. Logan, LL.D., F.G.S. 691
Correspondence 698
Editor's Table 701
Literary Notices 709
Popular Miscellany 715
Notes 720

October 1883

Matter Living and Not-Living 721
Homoeopathy as a Science 732
The Liver-Fluke of Sheep 741
Cyclones and Tornadoes 748
How the Earth was Peopled II 753
The Remedies of Nature VI 760
The Aim of Thermo-Chemical Investigations 770
The Historical Development of Modern Nursing 773
Clothing and the Atmosphere 787
The Sayings of Science 798
Symbiosis and Vegetating Animals 811
The Chemistry of Cookery V 818
Some Unsolved Problems in Geology I 827
The Colors of Flowers 837
Sketch of Dr. Max von Pettenkofer 841
Correspondence 845
Editor's Table 849
Literary Notices 852
Popular Miscellany 858
Notes 863
Index 865