Popular Science Monthly/Volume 29

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Popular Science Monthly  (1886) 
Volume 29
 
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May 1886

The Difficulties of Railroad Regulation 1
An Economic Study of Mexico II 11
Development of the Moral Faculty 29
De Candolle on the Production of Men of Science 34
The Problem of Crystallization 46
The Factors of Organic Evolution II 54
Food Accessories and Digestion 63
Photographing the Heavens 71
How Alcoholic Liquors are Made 75
The Care of Pictures and Prints 83
The Evolution of Language 98
The Science of Flat-Fish, or Soles and Turbot 107
Sketch of Francis Galton 117
Correspondence 122
Editor's Table 125
Literary Notices 127
Popular Miscellany 135
Notes 142

June 1886

Evolution Bounded by Theology 145
An Economic Study of Mexico III 153
What May Animals Be Taught? 168
Primitive Clocks 182
The Factors of Organic Evolution III 192
Ethnology of the Blackfoot Tribes 204
Rafinesque 212
Counting Unconsciously 221
The Millennium of Madness 226
The Principles of Domestic Fireplace Construction 230
Scratching in the Animal Kingdom 245
The Poisons in Spoiling Food 250
Eels and their Young 254
Sketch of George Engelmann, M.D. 260
Editor's Table 266
Literary Notices 269
Popular Miscellany 279
Notes 287

July 1886

An Economic Study of Mexico IV 289
Earthquakes and Other Seismic Movements 305
An Experiment in Silk-Culture 317
The Influence of Exercise Upon Health 322
Transportation and the Federal Government 335
Bohemian Glass 346
Geological Climate in High Latitudes 352
Animal and Plant Lore I 367
The Origin and Structure of Meteorites 374
The Care of the Brain 386
Rustless Iron 393
The Development of Minerals 397
Sketch of Gerard Mercator 404
Correspondence 411
Editor's Table 412
Literary Notices 415
Popular Miscellany 425
Notes 431

August 1886

Woods and their Destructive Fungi I 433
An Economic Study of Mexico V 444
The Extension of Scientific Teaching 458
A Canadian Chapter in Agrarian Agitation 462
Genius and Precocity I 469
The Progress of Psychical Research 482
Causes of the Present Commercial Crisis 491
The Physical Laboratory in Modern Education 504
Mineral Springs of Eastern France 508
Good Time and its Ascertainment 519
Recent Progress in Chemistry 523
The Prediction of Natural Phenomena 538
Sketch of Oswald Heer 546
Editor's Table 554
Literary Notices 556
Popular Miscellany 567
Notes 574

September 1886

Ex-President Porter on Evolution 577
Genius and Precocity II 594
Woods and their Destructive Fungi II 604
In the Lion Country 617
Some Outlines from the History of Education I 626
Hereditary Diseases and Race-Culture 639
Evolution in Architecture 642
Indian Medicine 649
The Antarctic Ocean 660
Some Economics of Nature 666
The Nature of Pleasure and Pain 681
Sketch of Frederick Ward Putnam 693
Editor's Table 698
Literary Notices 700
Popular Miscellany 710
Notes 718

October 1886

The Distribution of Wealth 721
Meteorites, Meteors, and Shooting-Stars 733
Some Outlines from the History of Education II 747
The Microbes of Animal Diseases 761
A Psychological Study of Fear 771
Some Peculiar Habits of the Cray-Fish 784
Le Play's Studies in Social Phenomena 787
Universal Time 795
A Bald and Toothless Future 803
Life on a Coral Island 806
Are Black and White Colors? 814
The Philosophy of Diet 818
German Paleontological Museums 827
Nitrification 831
Sketch of General John Newton 834
Correspondence 841
Editor's Table 842
Literary Notices 845
Popular Miscellany 856
Notes 863
Index 865