Popular Science Monthly/Volume 28

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Popular Science Monthly  (1885) 
Volume 28
 
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November 1885

Flying-Machines 1
Modern Science and Modern Thought 18
Twenty Years of Negro Education 24
Relations of Science to the Public Weal I 37
Two Wonderful Instruments 51
A Free Colony of Lunatics 56
The Art of Investing 69
Concerning Clover 73
The Problem of Higher Education 84
Origin of Color in Animals 94
The Motor Centers and the Will 100
Home-Life of the Thibetans 112
Sketch of Sir Lyon Playfair 117
Editor's Table 122
Literary Notices 125
Popular Miscellany 135
Notes 143

December 1885

The Scientific Study of Religions 145
Postal Savings-Banks 160
The Refracting Telescope 169
Thomasville as a Winter Resort 188
The Spirit and Method of Scientific Study 192
The Social Life of Arctic Birds 209
Neuter Insects 217
Masson's Interpretation of Carlyle 224
Relations of Science to the Public Weal II 236
The Uniformity of Nature 248
Sketch of Professor Alpheus Hyatt 261
Correspondence 268
Editor's Table 269
Literary Notices 272
Popular Miscellany 281
Notes 287

January 1886

Inoculation Against Hydrophobia 289
The Origin of Primitive Money 296
Progress in Tornado-Prediction 307
The Varieties of the Human Species 315
Communal Societies 325
Fish Out of Water 334
The Flower or the Leaf 342
The Study of the Relations of Things 353
Agatized and Jasperized Wood of Arizona 362
Nonconformity 367
A New Field of American History 371
Natural Heirship: Or, All the World Akin 377
Science in its Useful Applications 388
The Physiology of the Feet 395
Sketch of Frank Buckland 401
Correspondence 407
Editor's Table 410
Literary Notices 412
Popular Miscellany 420
Notes 429

February 1886

The Improvement of East River and Hell Gate 433
The Interpreters of Genesis and the Interpreters of Nature 449
Recent Experiments in State Taxation 460
Bishop’s Ring Around the Sun 466
The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization I 474
The Musket as a Social Force 485
Discrimination in Railway Rates I 494
Acclimatization 507
Instinct as a Guide to Health 517
The Increasing Curse of European Militancy 521
Medical Practice in Damaraland 526
The Problem of Photography in Color 531
Women in Astronomy 534
Sketch of Dr. W. B. Carpenter 538
Sketch of James B. Eads 544
Editor's Table 554
Literary Notices 556
Popular Miscellany 565
Notes 574

March 1886

Biological Teaching in Colleges 578
Discrimination in Railway Rates II 586
A Thinking Machine 596
Health and Sex in Higher Education 606
Proem to Genesis 614
Animal Weather-Lore 635
Japanese House-Building 643
The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization II 656
Colorado as a Winter Sanitarium 668
Durability of Resinous Woods 679
Infancy in the City 683
Arbor-Day 689
Sketch of Sir John Bennet Lawes 694
Editor's Table 699
Literary Notices 703
Popular Miscellany 713
Notes 719

April 1886

An Economic Study of Mexico I 721
External Form of the Man-Like Apes 736
The Factors of Organic Evolution I 754
Botany as a Recreation for Invalids 779
The French Problem in Canada 781
Mr Gladstone and Genesis 788
Comments by Professor Henry Drummond 803
The Hand-Work of School-Children 812
The Teeth of the Coming Man 817
Earthquakes in Central America 819
The Gems of the National Museum 823
The Whipping-Post 830
Sketch of Huygens 835
Editor's Table 840
Literary Notices 843
Popular Miscellany 856
Notes 863
Dawn of Creation and of Worship 865
Index 881