Popular Science Monthly/Volume 74

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Popular Science Monthly  (1909) 
Volume 74
 
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January 1909

The Career of Herbert Spencer 5
Lineaments of the Desert 19
On the Therapeutic Action of Fermented Milk 31
Poetry and Science: The Case of Charles Darwin 43
A Biographical History of Botany at St Louis, Missouri II 48
The Art of Bleaching and Dyeing as Applied to Food 58
Mr Roosevelt's Opportunity as President of a University 62
Commercialism 70
Foreign Associates of National Societies II 80
The School and the Family 84
The Progress of Science 96

February 1909

The National Exposition at Rio de Janeiro 105
A Biographical History of Botany at St Louis, Missouri III 124
The Latest Calabrian Disaster 134
Jefferson Davis's Camel Experiment 141
Railroads and the Smoke Nuisance 153
Account of a Trip in Southernmost Japan, with Early Records of its Discovery 161
An American Contribution to the History of the Physiology of Digestion 174
The Instruments and Methods of Research 184
The Progress of Science 203

March 1909

The Electric Operation of Steam Railways 209
The Influence of Radium Rays on a Few Life Processes of Plants 222
The Work of Boards of Health 233
A Biographical History of Botany at St Louis, Missouri IV 240
Fire's Havoc a Senseless Waste 259
The World's Annual Metal Crop 271
Science and Morality 284
Steps in the Evolution of Religion 290
The American Public School 300
The Progress of Science 308

April 1909

Life and Works of Darwin 315
The Individuality of Charles Darwin 344
Darwin and Geology 349
Darwin and Botany 355
Darwin and Zoology 361
For Darwin 367
Predarwinian and Postdarwinian Biology 381
The Halo of a Hundred Years: February, 1809 to February, 1909 386
The Origin of the Theory of Natural Selection 396
The First Presentation of the Theory of Natural Selection 402
The Progress of Science 407

May 1909

The Type of the Panama Canal 417
Tariff Revision from the Manufacturer's Standpoint I 442
Tariff Revision from the Manufacturer's Standpoint II 450
Tariff Revision from the Importer's Standpoint 457
Tariff Revision from the Consumer's Standpoint 463
A Permanent Tariff Bureau: Its Relation to Congress and Proper Procedure for Tariff Revision 468
Josiah Willard Gibbs and his Relation to Modern Science I 470
On a Very Prevalent Abuse of Abstraction 485
The Closing of a Famous Astronomical Problem 494
The Harpswell Laboratory 505
The Progress of Science 514

June 1909

The Tides: Their Causes and Representation 521
Facts Concerning the Determination and Inheritance of Sex 540
Josiah Willard Gibbs and his Relation to Modern Science II 551
Suggestions from Two Cases of Cerebral Surgery Without Anesthetics 562
Hysteria as an Asset 568
Notes on Certain Philosophies of the Day 575
Formative Influences 579
Training College Teachers 588
Okefinokee Swamp 596
The Progress of Science 615
Index 621