Popular Science Monthly/Volume 8

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Popular Science Monthly  (1875) 
Volume 8
 
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November 1875

The Relations of Women to Crime I 1
Hydroids 17
Origin and Development of Engineering 33
Insectivorous Plants 45
Induced Disease from the Influence of the Passions 60
The Properties of Protoplasm 67
A Curious Indian Relic 73
Meteorology of the Sun and Earth 75
Suicide in Large Cities 88
A Home-Made Microscope 95
Is Alcohol a Food? 103
Sketch of Dr. H. C. Bastian 108
Correspondence 111
Editor's Table 112
Literary Notices 115
Miscellany 121
Notes 126

December 1875

Martineau and Materialism 129
Opossums and their Young 149
Idol-Worship and Fetich-Worship 158
On a Piece of Limestone 165
Strange Mental Faculties in Disease 177
Progression and Retrogression 180
Geography and Evolution 192
Diamond-Cutting 206
Reading as an Intellectual Process 212
The Deeper Harmonies of Science and Religion IV 225
Sketch of Dr. John. W. Dawson 231
Editor's Table 235
Literary Notices 240
Miscellany 246
Notes 255

January 1876

The Comparative Psychology of Man 257
The Horseshoe Nebula in Sagittarius 269
Science-Teaching in English Schools 281
Modern Biological Inquiry 285
The Sand-Blast 300
Instinct and Acquisition 310
Prince Rupert's Drops 315
The Ownership of the Dead 322
The Relations of Women to Crime II 334
The History of Twins, as a Criterion of the Relative Powers of Nature and Nurture 345
The Formation of Sand-Dunes 357
Sketch of Sir Charles Wheatstone 363
Correspondence 366
Editor's Table 367
Literary Notices 373
Miscellany 379
Notes 383

February 1876

The Warfare of Science I 385
Natural History of the Kangaroo 409
Life in Greenland 431
Science and Religion 434
Plasticity of Instinct 449
Flying-Machines and Penaud's Artificial Bird 453
A Museum Exchange 460
Are the Elements Elementary? 463
The Nature of Fluorescence 471
The Controversy on Acoustical Research 477
Sketch of Thomas Sterry Hunt, LL.D., F.R.S. 486
Editor's Table 489
Literary Notices 497
Miscellany 501
Notes 510

March 1876

Hydrography 514
Lace and Lace-Making 521
Our Great American University 543
The Warfare of Science II 553
On Fallacies of Testimony Respecting the Supernatural 570
The Functions of Association in its Relation to Labor 586
Modern Philosophical Biology I 595
Lessons in Electricity I 607
Natural Euthanasia 617
Sketch of Herbert Spencer 620
Correspondence 627
Editor's Table 629
Literary Notices 634
Miscellany 638
Notes 640

April 1876

On the Border Territory Between the Animal and the Vegetable Kingdoms 641
An Interesting Bird 657
The Proposed Inland Sea in Algeria 665
Animal Parasites and Messmates 670
Professor Tyndall's Recent Researches 686
Museum Godeffroy 699
The Polar Glaciers I 702
Modern Philosophical Biology II 710
The Character of Modern Knowledge 724
The Relations of Sex to Crime 727
Caroline Lucretia Herschel I 736
Correspondence and Editor's Table 746
Literary Notices 752
Miscellany 759
Notes 768
Index 769