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Nature, L'Electricite dans la, Georges Dary, 460

Nature, La Place de 1'Homme dans la, T. H. Huxley, 197

Nature, Man in, Paul Topinard, 457

Nature, Man's Place in, Prof. N. S. Shaler, 220

Nature, the Realm of, Hugh Robert Mill, 390

Nature Teachings, Cyclopaedia of, H. Macmillan, 248

Navajo Indians, Weaving as practised by the, Dr. Shufeldt, 260

Naval Architects, Institution of, 570

Nebulae, some Apparently Variable, Lewis Swift, 261

Nebulas near Merope, Measures of the, 352

Nebula; and Star Clusters, Observations of, M. Bigourdan,

Nebulae, Variability of, Dr. Lewis Swift, 522
Neesen (Prof.), Measurements of Latent Heats of Evaporation

by means of a Condensation Calorimeter, 456
Negreano (D.), Variation, with Temperature, of Dielectric

Constant of Liquids, 408
Neolithic Age in Scandinavia, Chronology of the, Prof.

Montelius, 39
Nephrite Axe found at Ohlau, Silesia, the, Dr. O. Schoetensack,

Neptune, the Discovery of, Prof. Holden, 522
New Forest Bill, the, H. Goss, 295
New Forest in Danger, the, Herbert Goss, 343
New Fragments, John Tyndall, F.R.S., 508
New Guinea, British, J. P. Thomson on Recent Explorations

and Discoveries in, 425
New Guinea, Geology of, R. L. Jack, 209
New South Wales: the Acclimatization of the Avocado Pear

in, F. Turner, 66; Scientific and Technical Education in,

88; Tea Culture in, W. T. Robertson, 260
New York Mathematical Society, 124; Bulletin of the, 341
New York and Philadelphia, Proposed Ship Canal between,

Prof. L. M. Haupt, 497
New York Scientific Alliance, the, 544
New York State, Earthquake in, 259
New Zealand Alps, with Axe and Rope in the, Geo. Ed. Man-

nering, Prof. T. G. Bonney, F.R.S., 147
New Zealand, on a Recent Discovery of the Remains of Extinct

Birds in, Prof. Henry O. Forbes, 4:6
New Zealand Region, Aphanapteryx in the, Prof. Henry O.

Forbes, 580
Newcomb (Prof.), Periodic Perturbations of the Four Inner

Planets, 548; N.P.D.'s observed with Greenwich and

Washington Transit Circles, 548
Newton (Prof. Alfred, F. R. S.), Ornithology of the Sandwich

Isles, 465, 532
Newton (Prof. H. A.), Capture of Comets by Planets, 186
Nicaragua, Earthquake in, 471
Nicholson (A. C), High-level Glacial Grounds near Oswestry,

Nickel Heat Engine, W. B. Croft, 392; Rev. Frederick J.

Smith, 464
Nile, Reported Discovery of Ultimate Source of, 154
Nitrogen, Results of Experiments at Rothamsted on the

Question of the Fixation of Free, Dr. J. H. Gilbert, F.R.S.,


Nitrogen, the Urinary Secretion of. Dr. Gumlich, 599

Noble (Capt. A., F.R.S.), First Visible Colour of Incandescent

Iron, 484
Nomenclature in Biology, Suggestions for securing Greater Uni-
formity of, Prof. T. Jeffery Parker, F.R.S., 68
Nomenclature, Botanical, Dr. Otto Kuntze, W. Botting Hems-
ley, 169
Nomenclature, Scientific, H. St. A. Alder, 104
Non-Euclidian Geometry, Prof. H. Poincare, 404
Non-Metallic Chemistry, Synopsis of, W. Briggs, 604
Nordenskiold (Baron), Discovery of Uranium in Swedish An-

thracitic Minerals, 209
Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, 567
North (Marianne), Recollections of a Happy Life, 602
North America, Nature and Man in, Prof. N. S. Shaler, 220
North Atlantic Weather Charts, Synoptic, 444
Nova Aurigae, Observations of the Spectrum of, Dr. Henry

Crew, 569
Nova Aurigae, Spectrum of, E. W. Maunder, 616
Nova Cygni, Photographs of the Region of, 617
Novelists, Techical Education for, 487
Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, 46, 478
Nurhagi of Sardinia, Dr. Ermling on the, 114
Nuttall (Zelia), Ancient Mexican Shields, 520

Oak, The, a Popular Introduction to Forest Botany, H. Marshall
Ward, F.R.S., 509

Object Glasses, Diffraction Effects produced by placing Screens
in Front of, Prof. Pritchard, 237

Objective Prism, the, Prof. Pickering, 521

Objectives, Telescopic, A. Fowler, 204

Observatories: Proposed Removal of Madras Observatory, 258;
Report of the U.S. Naval Observatory, 352; the Warner
Observatory, 422; Cordova Observatory, 446; Photography
at the Cape Observatory, D. Gill, 600

Observatories, Meteorological: Projected Tidal Observatory at
Muscat, 134 ; Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory, 418

Oddone (Dr. Emil), on Earth Vibrations, 510

Ogilby (J. D.), Dr. Stirling's new Australian Animal (Nolo-
ryctes typhldps), 135

Ohio, Excavations of the Prehistoric Mounds in, 20

Ohio: Discovery of Remarkable Preliistoric Tomb, 157; the
Geology of, in connection with the Average Yield of Wheat,

Oka (Asajiro), a New Genus of Synascidians from Japan, 450

Olive Culture in Australia, Principal J. L. Thomson, 135

OHiff(A. S.), the Plague Locust of New South Wales, 520

Ontario, Grape Culture in, 209

Opium Question, the, G. H. M. Batten, 545

Opossum, Ring-tailed, Curious Death of a, J. E. Dixon, 88

Optics: Optical Proof of the Existence of Suspended Matter in
Flames, on an, Sir G. G. Stokes, F.R.S., 133; Optical
Determination of High Temperatures, H. Le Chatelier, 360;
Optics of Photography and Photographic Lenses, J. Traill
Taylor, 364 ; Optical Lantern as an Aid in Teaching, C. H.
Bothamley, 437; the Simplest Equivalent of a Given Optical
Path, Dr. J. Larmor, 503 ; an Aerial Graphoscope for showing
Effects of Persistence of Vision, E. S. Bruce, 574; the Dis-
persion of the Ultra-red Rays, Dr. Rubens, 576

Orange, Double, Gerald B. Francis, 534, 607

Organic Chemistry, a Hand-book of Industrial, Samuel P.
Sadtler, 125

Orientation of Ancient Monuments, Rev. Fred. F. Grensted, 464

Orientation, a Preliminary Statement of an Investigation of the
Dates of some of the Greek Temples as derived from their,
F. C. Penrose, 395

Origin of the Year, J. Norman Lockyer, F.R.S., 487

Orkneys, Supernumerary Rainbows Observed in the, Robert H. ■
Scott, F.R.S., 223 ; M. Spence, 223

Ornithology: Migratory Birdi passing over Dublin, 20; the
Prairie Larks and Cranes of Manitoba, E. E. Thompson,
135; Intelligence in Birds, A. Wilkins, 151; Bird Gallery
in the British Museum, 154; Capture of a Spotted Eagle near
Colchester, 158 ; Threatened Extermination of Kentish Plover,
W. Verner, 236; Spotted Eagle, Pratt and Son, 259;
Additional Observations on Development of Apteryx, T. J.
Parker, F.R.S., 311 ; Utilization of Homing Pigeons, W. B.
Tegetmeier, 320; Harrow Birds, G. E. H. Barrett-Hamilton,
342; Nest of Eggs of Bird of Paradise, A. J. Campbell,
379; Remarkable Case of Humming Birds Nesting and
Hatching in a Drawing-room, 383 ; Torpid Cuckoo, A. Holte
Macpherson, 416; a Swan's Secret, Mrs. Jessie Godwin-
Austen, 416; on the Origin of the Struthious Birds of
Australasia, Prof. Hutton, 425 ; Ornithology of the Sandwich
Isles, Prof. Alfred Newton, F.R.S., 465, 532; Albert F.
Calvert, 485, 558; J. E. Harting, 532; Preference of Certain
Birds for Certain Trees, 471; White's Thrush (Tardus
varius), H. Seebohm, 479; Tame Jackdaws, E. C. Green, 545;
the Great Skua in Shetland, W. E. Clarke, 545 ; Depredations
of the Great Bower Bird in Northern Queensland, 588
Orthochromatic Plates for Astronomical Photography, M. M.

Fabre and Andoyer, 280
Orthography of Geographical Names, 186
Osmond (M.), and the Alloys Research Committee of the Insti-
tution of Mechanical Engineers, 22

Ostwald (Prof. W.), Theory of Solutions, 193, 293, 415, 606;
the Magnetic Rotation of Dissolved Salts, 383; the Dissocia-
tion of Nitrogen Peroxide, 383 ; Recent Advances in Physical
Chemistry, 590

O'Sullivan (C. C), Gedda Gums, theDextro-Rotatory Varieties,

O'Sullivan (J.), Specific Rotatory and Cupric Reducing Power

of Invert Sugar and of Dextrose obtained from Cane Sugar

by means of Invertase, 551
Oudemans (Dr. A. C), the Great Sea Serpent, 614
Oudemans (J. A. C), Levels, 240

Onse, the, A. J. Taylor, 102

Owens (Prof. W. G.), Report of Solir Halos and Parhelia,

Oxford: Election of Mr. E. R. Lankester to the Linacre Pro-
fessorship, 183

Oxford, Pass Examination Papers, a Defect in the, 443

Oxford University, Junior Scientific Clab, 455, 503

Oxford University Museum, Fourth Annual Report of the Dele-
gates of the, 572

Oxide, Phosphorous, A. E. Tutton, 446

Oxyden and Hydrogen, Silent Combination of, Prof. Victor
Meyer and Herr Askenasy on, 616

0>y*ter Culture in Queensland, Saville-Kent, 66

Oysters at the Antipodes, 43

Ozone by Electric Silent Discharge, Experiments on the Pro-
duction of, Siemens and Halske,"39

Pacific, Eastern, Dredging Operations in the, Prof. Alex.
Agassi*, 281

Page (Mr. F. J. M.), Appointed to Chair of Chemistry and
Physics at I.ondon Hospital, 566

Palatability, Comparative, E. B. Titchener, 53

Paljeolithics: a Curious Stone Hammer found in the Thames,
G. F. Lawrence, 324

Palaeolithic and Neolithic Period, the Continuity of the, J. A.
Brown, 503

Palaeontology: Catalogue of Fossil Birds in the British Museum,
R. Lydekker, 33; Discovery of Mammalian Tooth near
Hastings, 39 ; some Kurypterid Remains from Upper Silurian
Deposits of Portland Hill, Malcolm Laurie, 239; the Sil-
chester Remains, Herbert Jones, 259; Fresh Evidence Con-
cerning the Distribution of Arctic Plants during the Glacial
Epoch, Dr. A. G. Nathorst, 273; on a Recent Discovery of
the Remains of Extinct Birds in New Zealand, Prof. Henry
O. Forbes, 416; Discovery of Remains of Prehistoric Animals
in Endsleigh Street, Dr. H. Hicks, F. R.S., 566; Aberrant
Fossil Ungulates of South America, 608

Palms, on the Phenomena Concerned in the Production of
Forked and Branched, D. Morris, 598

Pamely (Caleb), Colliery Manager's Hand-book, 77

Pamir, Le, et sa Faune lepidopierologique, 115

Pamirs, a Journey across the, 90

Pamirs, Journeys in the, and Adjacent Countries, Capt. F. E.
Younghusband, 353

Pantelleria: Earthquakes at, 120; the October Eruption,
North-West of, G. W. Butler, Prof. John W. Judd, F.R.S.,
154; on the Matter thrown up during the Submarine
Eruption North-West of, October 1891, Gerard W. Butler,
251; Geo. H. Perry, 251; Abstract of Mr. A. Ricco's
Account of the Submarine Eruption North-West of, October
1891, G. W. Butler, 584 ; Geology of, G. Jervis, 207

Paper-making Industry in the United States, the, J. F. Hobart,


Parasitic Fungi and Moulds, G. Massee, 411

Paris: Academy of Sciences, 23, 47, 71, 95,2120, 143, 167, 192,
*I5. *39, 264. 287. 311, 336, 360, 384, 408, 431, 456, 480,
504. 5*7. 55*. 575> 599- 624; Astronomy at the, March 21,
522; April 11, MM. Perigaud and Boquet, 589; the Morgue
in, 116; Paris Museum of Natural History, Prof. Chauveau's
Laboratory, 86; Reorganization of, 183; 1889 Annals of
Meteorological Office of Paris, 208; Les Fleurs a Paris,
Culture et Commerce, Philippe L. de Vilmorin, 510

Parke (Thos. Heazle), My Personal Experiences in Equatorial
Africa a* Medical Officer of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedi-
tion, 265

Parker ((.), Elementary Thermodynamics, 314

Parker (Prof. T. Jeffery, F. R. S.): Suggestions for securing
Greater Uniformity of Nomenclature in Biology, 68; Ad- I
ditionai Observations on Development of Apteryx, 311

Paxmentier (F.), Cnlorosulphide and Bromosulphide of Lead,

Parry (John), the Spectrum of Iron and the Periodic Law, 253
Pasco (Captain), on Early Discoveries in Australia, 425
Pasqoalc (F.), a New Carpellary Theory, 478 ; a New Theory of

the Morphology of the Carpel in Flowering Plants, 546
Paasmorc (F. W.), the Aconite Alkaloids, iii., 525
Pathology: a Text-book of Chemical Physiology and Pathology,
W. D. Halliburton and Dr. E. H. Starling, 51 ; Prevention
of Hiccough by Pressure on the Phrenic Nerve, M. Leloir,
312; Animals rendered immune to Anthrax, Dr. Th. Weye,
312 ; a Ne* Epidemic in Vienna, 349; the Differentiation of

Leprosy and Tubercle Bacilli, Chas. Slater, 450; the Tuber-
cular Vaccination of the Dog, Hericourt and Richet, 576

Paton (Dr. Noel), Action of the Auriculo-Ventricular Valves,

Paul (R. W.), some Electrical Instruments, 574

Peabody (Cecil H.), Thermodynamics of the Steam Engine and
other Heat Engines, Prof. A. G. Greenhill, F. R.S., 172

Peach (B. N.), the Olenellus Zone of the North-West Highlands,

Pear in New South Wales, the Acclimatization of the Avocado,

F. Turner, 66
Peary (Lieut.), Proposed Expedition for Relief of, 183
Peat-bog Eruptions, Herr Klinge, 472
Pechard (E.), the Estimation of Molybdenum, 336
Peculiar Eyes, Jas. Shaw, 104; G. K. Gude, 151; E. B.

Titchener, 177
Peek (Cuthbert G.), Fuzziness of some Variable Stars, 497
Pekelharing (Prof.), Composition of Fibrin Ferment, 408;

Coagulation of the Blood, 600
Penfield and Wells (Messrs.), Remarkable Series of Compounds

of Halogen Salts of Caesium with Two or more Atoms of

Chlorine, Bromine, or Iodine, 325
Penrose (F. C.), a Preliminary Statement of an Investigation of

the Dates of some of the Greek Temples as derived from their

Orientation, 395
Percival and Co., Simple Proof of Euclid II. 9 and 10, 250
Perfume Farming in Victoria, Experimental, 305
Perigaud (M.), Astronomy at the Paris Academy, April 11, 589
Periodic Law, the Spectrum of Iron and the, John Parry, 253
Periodic Perturbations of the Four Inner Planets, Prof. New-

comb, 548
Periodic Variations in Latitude, Chandler, 589
Perkin (A. G.), Action of Nitric Acid on Oxanilide and its

Analogues, 551
Perkin (Dr. W. H., F.R.S.), Magnetic Rotary Powers of Solu-
tions of Ammonium and Sodium Salts of Fatty Acids, 92
Perkin (W. H., Jun.), Synthesis of Hexahydroterephthalic Acid,

383 ; a New Acid from Camphoric Acid, 551
Perkins (R. C. L.), selected to Investigate the Zoology of

the Sandwich Islands, 322
Pernter (Dr. J. M.), the General Circulation of the Atmosphere,


Perot (A.), on Hertz Oscillations, 336

Perry (Geo. H.), on the Matter thrown up during the Sub-
marine Eruption North-West of Pantelleria, October 1891,

Perry (Prof. J., F.R.S.), Struts and Tie-Rods Laterally
Loaded, 192; Choking Coils, 524

Perseids observed in Russia in 1890, Th. Bredichin, 597

Persia and Kurdistan, Tourneys in, Mr. Bishop, 248

Personal Equations in Transit Observations, 617

Peru, Central, Mr. Alexander Ross's Journey to Head Waters
of the Ecayali, 519

Petermann's Mitteilungen, 588

Petrie (W. M. Flinders), Prehistory of Egypt, 580

Pevtsoff (General), Tibet Expedition, 45

Pfaffs Allgemeine Geologie als Exacte Wissenschaft, J. Joly,

Pfeiffer (Herr), Measurements of Process of Dissolution of Glass
in Water by Change in Conductivity of Latter, 209

Pharaohs, Egypt under the, H. Brugsch-Bey, 363

Pharmaceutical Society at Edinburgh, 88

Phasemetcr, a, John Trowbridge, 622

Phenomenon, a Rare, Alex. Graham Bell, 79

Philadelphia and New York, Proposed Ship Canal between,
Prof. L. M. Haupt, 497

Philosophical Notes on Botanical Subjects, E. Bonavia, 483

Phoronomy, Dr. W. 11. Besant, F.R.S., 462; A. 1!. Basset,
F.R.S., 486; M. Am Ende, 486

Phosphorous Oxide, A. E. Tutton, 446

Photography: Photographic Pastimes, a Hand-book for Ama-
teurs, by Hermann Schnauss, 5; Praktisches Taschenbuch
der Photographic, Dr. E. Vogel, 51 ; Geological Photographs,
64; Applied to the Microscope, F. W. Mills, 77; Colour
Photography by Lippmann's Process, 119; Aluminium and
its Application to Photography, G. L. Addenbrooke, 134;
a Shutter for Use in Stellar Photography, J. Joly, 167;
Chronophotography, or Photography as Applied to Moving
Objects, 228; Use of Chronophotography for Study of Aerial
Locomotive Machines, Marey, 71; Orthochromatic Plates for
Astronomical Photography, MM. Fabre and Andoyer, 280;

Solar Prominence, Prof G. E. Hale, 326; Photography of
Solar Prominences, M. Deslandres, 405, 522; Photography
as a Branch of Technology, Prof. R. Meldola, F.R.S., 331;
Optics of Photography and Photographic Lenses, ]. Traill
Taylor, 364; Photographic Magnitudes of Stars, 380; the
Draper Catalogue of Stellar Spectra, A. Fowler, 426; the
Ilford Manual of Photography, C. H. Bothamley, 460;
Photography Applied to the Detection of Crime, Dr. Paul
jeserich, 568; Photography at the Cape Observatory, D.
Gill, 600; Spectrum of Nova Aurigae, 616; Photographs
of the Region of Nova Cygni, 617; Photographs of a Part
of Cygnus, M. Faye, 624
Photometric Observations, Dr. Miiller, 90
Photometry, Colour, Capt. Abney, F.R.S., 213
Phycomyceles and Ustilagineze, British Fungi, G. Massee, 411
Phyllium, the, Dr. Sharp, 623
Physics : Some Experiments Made with the View of Ascertaining
the Rate of Propagation of Induced Magnetism in Iron, Fred.
T. Trouton, 42 ; on the Virial of a System of Hard Colliding
Bodies, Lord Rayleigh, F .R. S., 80; Van der Waals’s
Generalization regarding Corresponding Temperatures, Pres-
sures, and Volumes, Prof. Sydney Young, 93; Physical
S°<=i¢ty» 93. 142. 191, 238, 353, 473» 524, 574: Annual
General Meeting, 452; Dynamic Action and Ponderosity of
Matter, by “ Waterdale," 100; Experimental, on an Optical
Proof of the Existence of Suspended Matter in Flames, Sir G.
G. Stokes, F.R.S., 133; the Various Forms given to the
General Equation expressing Behaviour of Liquids and Gases
under Dilierent Conditions of Volume, Temperature, and Pres-
sure, Dr. P. A. Guye, 142; a New Theory concerning the
Constitution of Matter, Dr. C. \V. Burton, 142; Refraction
and Velocity of Sound in Porous Bodies, Herr Hesehus, 156 ;
the Thermal Emissivity of Thin Wires in Air, Ayrton and
Kilgour, 162; Effect of Flaws on the Strength of Materials,
]. Larmor, 166; Physical Theory of Solutions, W. Ostwald,
193 ; Smithsonian Standards for Physical Apparatus, Prof. S.
P. Langley, 197; on the Virial Equation for Gases and
Vapours, Prof. P. G. Tait, 199; Experimental Measurement
of Process of Dissolution of Glass in \Vater by Change in
Conductivity of Latter, Herr Pfeiffer, 209; the Theory
of Regelation, H. Le Chatelier, 288; the Cause of an
Ice Age, Sir Robert Ball, F.R.S., Prof. G. H. Darwin,
F.R.S., 289; the Law of Elastic Lengthening, ]. O.
Thompson, 311; Experiments on Cause of Emission of
Light by Gases, Dr. Pringsheim, 312 ; Wave Motion
Model, F. Cheshire, 347; Experimental, the Mechanical
Stretching _of Liquids, A. M. Worthington, 358; Optical
Determination of High Temperatures, H. Le Chatelier, 260 ;
Collection de Mémoires relatifs a la Physique, Pro£ J. ].
Thomson, F.R.S., 361 ; Superheated Steam, Lord Ray-
leigh, 375; ]. Macfarlane Gray, 413, 486; Pro£ James A.
Cotterill, F.R.S., 414; G. H. Bailey, 414; John Gamgee,
438; Quatermons as a Practical Instrument of Physical Re-
search, A. McAuley, 423; Mathematical Analogies between
vanous branches of Physics, Prof. Bragg, 423; Heat Engines
and Saline Solutions, Lord Rayleigh, F.R.S., 438, 510;
Experimental, Supplementary Colours, Prof. S. P. Thompson.
F.R.S., 452; the Relation between Kinetic Energy and
Temperature in Liquids, Prof. Tait, 455; Long Rotating
Circular Cylinders, C. Chree, 455; Measurements of Latent
Heats of Evaporation by means of a Condensation Calori-
meter, Prof. Neesen, 456; a Lecture Experiment in Surface
Tension, E. D. Fridlander, 463; the Terms “Centrifugal
Force ” and “Force of Inertia,” Geo. S. Carr, 463 ; a Nickel
Heat Engine, W. B. Croft, 392 ; Rev. Fred. J. Smith, 464;
Aberration, Lord Rayleigh, Sec. R.S., 499; Changes in
Dimensions of Elastic Solids due to given Systems of Forces,
M. C. Chree, 527; Law of Distribution of Velocities in a
System of Moving Molecules, A. H. Leahy, 527; on the
Tensions of Saturated Vapours of Different Liquids at same
Pressure, Edmond Colot, 528; a Standard Condenser, H.
Abraham, 528 ; Crystalline Absorption and the Choice between
the Different Theories of Light, E. Carvallo, 528 ; Aberration
Problems, Prof. O. Lodge, F.R.S., 549; Radiations of
Incandescent Bodies and Optical Measure of High Tempera-
tures, J. Violle, 552; Recent Advances in Physical Chemistry,
Pro£ \V. Ostwald, 590; Physiological Action of Diminished
Atmospheric Pressure, F. R. Mallet, 606

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Physiology: a Text-book of Chemical Physiology and Patho-

logy, \V. D. Halliburton and Dr. E. H. Starling, 5| ; Prof.
Stokvis on Mutual Antagonism, 72; on the Implanting of
Large Pieces of Decalcihed Bones to till up Losses of Substance
of Skeleton, Le Dentu, 95; the Renal Organs of certain
Decapod Crustacea, \V. F. R. Weldon, 140; the Neph-
ridium of Lumbricus and its Blood Supply, Dr. W. B.
Benham, 140; the Formation and Fate o the Primitive
Streak in the Frog, Robinson and Assheton, 140; some

Points in the Development of Srorpia ful:/iper, M. Laurie,

140; a New Mode of Respiration in the Myriapoda, F. G.
Sinclair, 164; the Foot as a Prehensile Organ in Hindoos,

F. Regnault, 192; Outlines of Practical Physiological

Chemistry, F . Charles Larkin and Randle Leigh, 292 ;
Development of Lung-books of Scorpio, Malcolm Laurie,
311; Action of the Auriculo-Ventricular Valves, Dr. Noel
Paton, 311; Influence of Blood Supply to Skin in Sweat-
secretion as seen in Paw of Cat, Dr. Max Levy, 312; Extra-
ordinarily Rapid Evaporation on Glacier, Prof. Boernstein,
312; Teeth Development in the Marsupialia, M. F . Wood-
ward, 335 ; an Introduction to Human Physiology, Augustus
D. VValler and Dr. E. H. Starling, 340; the Mechanism of
the Closure of the Larynx, Prof. T. P. A. Stuart, 357; Note
Blood, Dr. Vaughan Harley,
Ferment, Prof. Pekelharing,
Oviduct in the Frog, E. W.
to the Physiology and Patho-

on the Behaviour of Sugar in
407; Composition of Fibrin
408; the Development of the
MacBride, 450; Contributions _
logy of the Mammalian Heart, Roy and Adami, 451;
Action of Lym h in producing Intravascular Clotting, Dr.
Shore, 455; tge Abductor and Adductor Fibres of the
recurrent Laryngeal Nerve, J. S. R. Russell, 573; Dr.
\Verigo’s Experiments respecting Influence of Oxygen on
Elimination of Carbon Dioxide by the Lungs, Pro£Zuntz, 516;
Physiological Action of Diminished Atmospheric Pressure,
F. R. Mallet, 606; Physiology of Respiratory Centres, Dr.
Alfred Bienfait, 624
Pickering (Prof.), Distribution of Energy in Stellar Spectra,
159; Stars having Peculiar Spectra, 210; Astronomical
Possibilities at Considerable Altitudes, 498; the Objective
Prism, 521 _
Pictet’s (Profl) Laboratory at Berlin, Profi R. du Bols-
Reymond, 31 _ _
Picton (H.), Metallic Hydrosulphides, 262 ; Physical Constitu-
tion of some Sulphide Solutions, 263 ; of Solution and Pseudo-
solution, ii., 263 _
Pigment in Yellow Butterflies, F. Gowland Hopkins, 197
Pigments of Lepidoptera, F. Gowland Hopkins, 581; F. H.
Perry Coste, 605; Proff R. Meldola, F.R.S., 605 _
Pilchard or Sardine, Growth of the, Profi J. T. Cunningham,
Pilclizrds, Matthias Dunn, 511 ; ]. T. Cunningham, 558
Pillar, Sun, Annie Ley, 484
Piltschikoff (N.), Polarization of Atmosphere by Light of Moon,

Piddhes (Thos. G.), the Tower of Babel and the Confusion of
Tongues, 210 _
Pisciculture, the Salmon lndustry in British Columbia, 279
Pitt-Rivers (General), Typological Museums, 184 I _
Pittier (H.), Meteorological Observations at San _lose during
1889, 234 _
Pittsburg Electric Club, the, 568
Placentation of certain Lemurs and Insectivora, Hubrecht, 600
Plane Trigonometry, the Elements of, R. Levett and C.
Davison, 509
Planets, Capture of Comets by, Proli H. A. Newton, 186
Planets, Minor, the Elements of the, Dr. Paul Lehmann, 42
Planets, Periodic Perturbations of the Four Inner, Prof. New-
comb, 548
Plants, the Diseases of] New _Ioumal devoted to, 20
Plants, Grafted, \V. H. Beebyv |51
Plarr (Dr. Gustav), Obituary Notice of, 419 _
Pleyte (C. M.), Use ofthe Sumpitan and Bow in Indonesia, 235
Plover, Kentish, Threatened Extermination of the, \V. Vemer,
2 6
Pocgkamennaya Tunguska, Rocks collected by M. Lopatin on
Poinca12E9%Prof. H.): Poincaré’s Thermodynamics, 245, 414,
439, 485, 532 ; Electrodynamic Theories and the Electro-
magnetic Theory of Light, Prof. A. Gray, 367 ; Non-Euclxdlan
Geometry, 404; Poincaré and Maxwell, Prof. Geo. Fras.
Fitzgerald, F.R.S., 532
Poison, Arrow, A. Coppen Jones, 343

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Poison, Arrow, of Sarro Savages, Laborde and Rondeau, 278
i'uison of the Malay Peninsula, the Ipoh, Leonard Wray,

Jan., 378
ToUris, on the Observation of North Polar Stars in the Vertical

of, Truman Saffard, 159 ,

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Reports on the Administration of the Meteorological Depart-
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Les Coquilles Marines des C6tes de France, Description des
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Nature and Man in North America, N. S. Shaler, 220

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Hand-book of the Destructive Insects of Victoria, C. French,

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My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa as Medical
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An Introduction to the Theory of Value, William Smart, 268

Across Tibet, Gabriel Bonvalot, translated by C. B. Pitman,

Light, Sir Henry Trueman Wood, 269

The Cause of an Ice Age, Sir Robert Ball, Prof. G. H. Dar-
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Outlines of Practical Physiological Chemistry, F. C. Larkin
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The Microscope and its Revelations, the late Dr. Carpenter's,
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The Century Dictionary, an Encyclopaedic Lexicon of the
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The Living World, Whence it Came and Whither it is Drift-
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Catalogue of Scientific Papers compiled by the Royal Society
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How to Use the Aneroid Barometer, Edward Whymper, 339

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