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INDEX

Aberdeen University, 337, 373

A biogenesis, 421, 482

Acclimatisation (Sfi Paris)

Acoustics, Galileo's Work in, 169 (Anil see Sound)

"Acrididce of North America," by Cyrus Thomas, Ph.D.,
299

Actino-chemistry, 113

Adelaide; Philosophical Society, 391 ; University, 17

Admiralty Charts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans,
2S9

Adulteration of Food and Drink, 335

"Adulterations of Food," by R. J. Atcherly, Ph.D., 342

Aeronautics in France and Italy, 457

Aeronautic Experiments, 427

Aeronautic Society, Paris, 373

Africa; Count d'Alviella's "Sahara and Lapland," 261;
Fritsch's "South African Races," 479; "The Heart of
Africa," by Dr. Georg Schweinfurth, 340 (See Livingstone)

Agassi* (Alex.} Radiata and Echinoderms, 53; Zoological Mu-
seum, Cambridge, Mass., and Zoological School, Pcnikese,

3S°

Agassiz (Prof. L.), Obituary Notices of, 121, 130

Agave, Flowering, at Kew, 470

Agriculture at Rothamsted, Report on the Growth of Barley,
3'7

Agriculture and Birds, 232

Agricultural Society, Committee'on Potato Disease, 211

Air, Microscopic Examinations of, 330, 439, 485

Airy (Hubert), Microscopic Examination of Air, 330, 439, 485

Ait ken (John), Photographing the Transit of Venus, 183

Alaska, Pur Seals, 471

Albany (U.S.) Institute, Transactions, 439

Alcohol, its effects on Warm-blooded Animals (Br. A), 132; on
Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration, 352

Algiers, French Map of the Coast, 313

Alglave (M.), Prof, of Law, Douai, suspended, 371, 512

Allman (Prof., F.R.S.), Results with the Towing net, South
Coas' of Ireland, 73; Royal medal awarded to, 91

Allward (M.), Puy de Dome Observatory, 470

Almanacs, Astronomical, 69, 123, 2to

America; Academy of Science, California, 351 ; Albany Insti-
tute, 439; Bahama Islands, 35; Museums in Brazil, 463;
New York Aquarium, Menagerie, and Museum, 242, 272;
Philadelphia, 116, 196, 256, 356, 435, 452; Baltimore, Aca-
demy of Sciences, 396; Natural History Museum, New York,
9; Association for the Advancement of Science (Portland),
53; Peabody Academy of Science, 151 ; Alleghany, Cincin-
nati, Cordoba Rocky Mountains, and Washington Observa-
tories, 93, 264, 313, 332, 394, 512 ; The Hoosac Tunnel,
170; Fluctuations in Lakes, 504; Exploring Expeditions,
192, 391; "North American Birds," 498; Academy of
Science, St. Louis, 499; Scientific Enterprise, 243; "Acri-
did* of North America," by Cyrus Thomas, Ph.D., 299;
Weather Reports for September 1872, 299; Exploration of
the Amazons, 315; Cambridge (Mass.) Zoological Museum,
Penikesc Zoological School, 350; Dr. Hayden's Survey, 452;
Harvard s University, Exposition at Philadelphia, 452;

Andrews (Dr., F.R.S.), 0£one, 347, 364

Animal locomotion, by Dr. J. B. Petligrew, F.R.S., 221, 260,
301, 381, 403, 422, 440

•'Animal Mechanics, Principles of," by the Rev. S. Haughton,
F.R.S., 239

Anthropological Institute, 56, 95, 156, 195, 235, 275, 315, 354,

395. 434, 47°. 495
Anthropological Society, The London, 95, 156
Anthropology; the Todas of South India, 99; Remains of

Petrarch, 171
Ants, Leal-cutting, 219; Recent Researches on, 30S

Apes; "Man and Apes," by St. George Mivart, 180
Aquaria; Brighton, 113, 451; Margate, 249; Central Park,

New York, 243, 272 ; Liverpool, 272
Arctic Exploration, 17, 35, 37, 91, 97, 138, 240, 241, 272, 372

404, 411
"Argentine Pampas, Excursion to the," by Federico Leybolo,

59
Argentine Republic; Flight of Locusts at Cordoba, 23c

Cordoba Observatory, 264
Argyll (The Duke of, Pres. G.S.), "Physical Geography of

Argyleshire," 90, no; Address to Geological Society, 354

Flight of Birds, 381, 403
Arnott (Neil, M.D., F.R.S.), Obituary Notice of, 364
Artistic Representation of Nature, 84
Astronomical Almanac?, 123, 210
Astronomical Society, 55, 136, 229, 415, 475
Astronomical Speculations in Relation to Geology, 3S8
Astronomy: at Oxford, 52; in the Argentine Republic, 264;

Results of the Polaris Expedition, 404; Celestial Chemistry.

by J.N. Lockyer, F.R.S., 411, 429; Quito University|\

France, 428
Atcherley (R. J., Ph.D.), "Adulterations of Food," 342
Atlantic Ocean, Admiralty Chart of, 289
Athenian Text-Books of Science, 298
Atmosphere; Prof. Tyndall on its Acoustic Transparency and

Opacity, 251, 267
Atmospheric Refraction and the Setting Sun, 20
Atmospheric Telegraph, 64, 83, 105
"Attraction, Mathematical .Theories of," by J. Todhunter,

M.A., F.R.S., 378, 399
Auroral Display, near Whitehaven, 303
Austria, Science in, 181, 184, 411 (See Vienna)
Australia; Adelaide University, 17; Ballarat School of Mines,

229; Magnetic Iron, 171; Sydney Museum, 249; Abori-
ginal Artists, 322; Exploration in Western Australia, 331;

in Queensland, 331 ; Botany of Brisbane, 452
"Axiom," The Word, 462

Axioms, Physical, 402, 420, 421, 461, 477, 484, 499
Axolotls Hatched at Brighton Aquarium, 451

Bacteria, 421, 482

Baer (Dr. K. E. v.), "Historic Questions," and "Studies ol

Natural History," 241
Bahama Islands, Geography and Mollusca of, 35
Bain (Prof. Alex., LL.D.), Review of "Darwin on Expression,"

2; "Relation of Mind and Body," 178
Baker (Sir S.), African Slave Trade, 91, 113 ; appointed Rede

Lecturer, 229
Balances (See Weighing)
Balances, Ancient, 8
Balfour (Prof. John H., F.R.S.), The Medical Curriculum, 121,

141
Ballarat School of Mines, 229
Balloons in the 9th century, 72 ; Direction of, 312
Balloon Ascent Extraordinary in Siam, 350
Baltimore, Maryland Academy of Sciences, 396
Bardwell (W.), "What a House should be," 6o
Barley, Report of its Growth for twenty years at Rothamsted,

3'7
Barnes (Philip, F.L.S.), Obituary Notice of, 349
Barraude (Joachim), Trilobites, 228, 261
Barrett (Prof. W. F.), Dr. Tyndall and Sensitive Flames, 223,

! 24l
Bastion (Dr. II. C), Bacteria and Spontaneous Generation, 421,

482
Beech pierced by a Thorn Plant, 441, 463
Bee-keeping, 193
lS«es, Power of Memory in, 484

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iees, Recent Researches on, 308; Habits of, by Sir John Lub-
bock, Bart., F.R.S., 408 ; Visiting Flowers, 189

Heeton's "Science, Art, and Literature," 201

Beke (Dr.), Site of the true Mount Sinai, 312

Belfast, Naturalists' Field Club, 4; Queen's College, 350

Belgium, Academy of Sciences, 33, 394; Horticultural Society,
71 ; Science, 174, 428, 452, 453, 493

Bell (Alfred), Murchison Fund presented to, 354

Bell (Thomas, F.R.S.), "British Quadrupeds," 437

Belt, (Thos., F.G.S.), "The Naturalist in Nicaragua," 218,
469

Bennett (A. W., F.L.S.), "How Flowers are Fertilised," 54;
Use of Terms in Cryptogamic Botany, 323; Fertilisation of
Funiariaceie, 484; Pollen-grains in the Air, 485

Bentham (Geo.), Address on Inauguration of Linnean Society's
Rooms, 30; his Resignation of the Presidency, 282, 331

Berkeley (Rev. M. J., F.L.S.), Potato Disease, 183; Weber-
bauer's "Fungi of North Germany," 200

Bermuda, Botany of, 369

Berthelot (M.), New Remarks on the Chemical Elements, 231

Biblical Archeology, Society of, 116, 215, 376, 476

Bickmore (A. L., Ph.D.), Natural History Museum, New
York, 9

Bigsby (Dr. J. J., F.R.S.), Murchison Medal awarded to, 353

Binz (Prof.), Effects of Alcohol on Warm-blooded Animals
(Br. A.), 132

Biology, Elementary, 43

Birds and Agriculture, 232

Birds, Flight of; 5, 221, 242, 260, 301, 381, 390,403,422,
440

Birds, Floivers of the Primrose destroyed by, 482, 509

Birds, Mr. Garrod's New Classification of, 290

Birkenhead Literary and Scientific Society, 152

Birmingham Marine Excursion, 253; Natural History Society,
351

Briggs (T. R. Archer), 1 lowers of the Primrose destroyed by
Birds. 509

Black (\V. J.), Rain-gauge at Sea, C3

Black Rain, 43

Blanford (\V. T., F.G.S.), Glaciers in Hindostan, 63

Jilanshard (C. T.), Evolution applied to the Chemical Ele-
ments, 6

Blood-pressure in the Heart, 131

Blyth (Edwd.), Obituary Notice of, 191

Boston (U.S.), Natural History Society, 53," 176, 196, 256,
39'

Botany; Botanic Garden, Cambridge, 427; Botanical Collec-
tions, British Museum and Kew; Report of Science Com-
mission, 397; Botanical Society, Edinburgh, 216; Journal of
Botany, 314. 474; "Botany of the Bible," by Frederic Ham-
ilton, 101 ; Bntany of Bermuda, 369; Botany of the Clwllenger,
450, 485; Results of the Polaris Expedition, 405; "Botany,
Technical," by Dr. Julius Wicsner, 342; "Lindley's Treasury
of, Botany," by Dr. Lindley (new ed.) 300, 344; Vine
Disease, 427; Botany of Brisbane, 452; of Haarlem and
Carlsruhe, 428

Bradley (S. M, F.R.S.), "Comparative Anatomy and Physi-
ology," 120

Brain, Localisation of Cerebral Functions, 131

Brazil, National Museums in, 463

Bremen, Agricultural Exhibition, 373

Brewer (W. II.), Herbert Spencer's " Sociology," 477

Buffaloes slaughtered for their Hides, 373

Brighton Aquarium, 113, 451

Brisbane, Botany, 452

British Association; Report of Committee on Units, 18; Brad-
ford Meeting, 34; Arctic Exploration, 37

British Museum, its Administration, 1, 26, 53, 103, 114, 272,
277> 427> S12 i Report of Science Commission, 397, 410

Brodie (Sir B. C. Bart., F.R.S.), Induction Tube of W.
Siemens, 308; Synthesis of Formic Aldehyde, 315

"Brontotherida.'," a new family of Fossil Mammals, 227

Broun (J. A., F.R.S.}, Sun Spots and Terrestrial Magnetism,
'54

Brown (Robt., M.A., Ph.D.), "The Races of Mankind," 279

Brown Institution, Lectures by Dr. Burdon Sanderson, 92

Brunton (Dr.), Effects ot Alcohol on Warm-blooded Animals
(Br. A.), 132; Poison of Indian Snakes, 294

Buchan (Alex.), Simultaneous Meteorological Observations,
343 .,

Buck (E.C.), Optical Phenomenon, 183
Budd (W., M.D., F.R.S)., "Typhoid Fever," 280
Buller (Dr. Walker L), Rallas modtstus, 5
Busk (Prof.Geo., F.R.S.), Human bone in the Settle Cave, 14,
70, 156

California, Academy of Sciences, 351

Callard (T. K.), Stalagmitic Deposits, 171

Calvert (Dr. Crace, F.R.S.), Obituary Notice of, t6

Cambridge; Science at, 16, 33, 53, 71, 92, 131, 151, 171, 272,
292, 350, 372, 411, 427, 511 ; Scholarships and Examinations
for Natural Science, 209; Cavendish Laboratory, Jesus Col-
lege, 410; Philosophical Society, 96 ; Ornithological Collec-
tion, 312; Rede Lecturer, Sir Samuel Baker, 229; Physiology,
297 ; Natural Science Club, 213

Cambridge (U.S.) Zoological Museum, 389

Cameron (Lieut.), African Search Expedition, 318, 363

Canadian Geological Survey, 213

Carpenter (Dr. W. B., F.R.S.), Ocean Currents, 423; Swiney
Lectures, 590; Eosoon canadense, 491

Carpenter (Dr. W. Lant), Specific Gravity of Sea-water,
282

Carpenter (Jas., F.R.A.S.), "The Moon, as a rianet, a WorH,
and a Satellite," 358

Carrier Pigeons utilised in Paris, 373

Casella (Louis P.), Casella-Miller Thermometer, 5, 41, 62,
102

Caspian Sea, Fish of tiie, 171

Cathcart (LoH), his Prize for Essays on Potato Disease, 161

Cavendish Laboratory, Jesus College, Cambridge, 410

Caveat Settle, Human Remains, 14, 70, 156

Cave at St. Asaph, 156

Celestial Chemistry, J. N. Lockyer, F.R.S., on, 411, 429

Cephalopoda, Gigantic, 332, 430; Ink of the Cuttle-fish, 363

Cerebral Functions, Localisation of the, 131

Challenger Expedition; Notes from the, 92, 182, 304, 410, 423;
Botany of Bermuda, 369 ; of Fernando Noronha. 38S; of St.
Vincent and Cape de Verde Islands, 450; of Tristan
d'Acunha, 4S5

Chambers (Coote M.), Stick-fish and Habits of Sea-pens, 13

Charter House, Science Lecture at, 247

Chemistry: " Chemical Analysis, Quantitative," by T. E. Thorpe,
Ph.D., 26; New Remarks on Chemical Elements, 231 ; Che-
mical Equilibrium, 195; Chemical Society, 32,36, 76,115,155,
235. 295> 335. 375. 4>5. 455. 494; Journal, Abstracts of
Original Foreign Papers, 377; "Analytical Chemistry, by
Pink and Webster, 27S; Celestial Chemistry, by J. N.
Lockyer, F.R.S., 411, 429; "Elements of Chemistry," by
W. A. Miller, M.D., LL.D., 380; Industrial Chemistry,
370; "Inorganic Chemistry," by R. Meldola, 2S0; "Intro-
duction to Chemistry," by Rev. A. Rigjr, 342; Practical
Continental Chemistry, 113 ; Text Book by M. Chrestomanos,
Athens, 29S; "Laboratory Guide," by A. H. Church, M.A.,
420

Cheshire, Ornithology of, 132

Chisholm (H. W.), Weighing and Measuring, and Standards of
Weight and Measure, 47, 87; Ancient Egyptian Balances,
122 ; Lavoisier's Work in the foundation of the Metric System,
185

Chisholm (Mrs.), "Perils in the Polar Seas, 241

Chrestomanos (Prof.); "Text-Book of Chemistry," 298

Christie (A. C), Lakes with two Outfalls, 485, 500

Chudleigh (Augustine), Garrod's Theory of Nerve Force, 163

Church (Arthur Herbert, M.A.), "The Laboratory Guide,"
420

Cincinnati Observatory, 93

Civil Engineers, Institution of, 17, 135, 172, 355

Clark (J. Edmund), Meteor Shower at Heidelberg, 143

Clarke (W. Bruce), Stalagmitic Deposits, 171

Clerk-Maxwell (Prof.), his Laboratory at Cambridge, 297

Clifton College Scientific Society, 391

Climate of Scotland, Change in the, 72, 156

Clock, Electrical, for London, 351

"Clouds, Classification of," by Prof. A. Poey, 163

Coal, Appliances for its Economic Consumption, 272

Cobbold ( T. S., F.R.S.), "Internal Parasites of Domesticated
Animals," 4

Cold Treatment of Gases, 42

College of Physicians, 16

College of Surgeons, 54,397

Comber (T.), Fertilisation of Fumariacex, 484
Comets, New, 72, 92, 331, 491

Comets; Orbits, 229; Spectra, 193

"Comparative Anatomy and Physiology," by S. M. Bradley,
F.R.C.S., 120

Connecticut Academy, 336

Conservation of Energy, 19S

Conchology, Bequest to Cambridge University, 92

"Constants of Nature," by Prof. F. W. Clark, 391

Convection Currents, Heating of Fluids by, 247

Cooke (G. W.), Vivisection, 202

Cooper (T. T., F.R.G.S.), "The Mishmee Hills," 438

Cope (Prof.), Fossil Mammals in Colorado, 294

Cordoba, Swarm of Locusts, 230; Observatory, 264

Corinth, Canal through the Isthmus, 172

Cowan (T. W.), Wealden Fossils, 241

Crewe Mechanics' Institution, Science Lectures for the People,
249

Croll ( —), Ocean Currents, 423

Cryptogamic Botany, Use of Terms, 203, 323

Cuckoo and young Pipit, 123

Culley (K. S.), Atmospheric Telegraphy, 83 ; Telegraphing Ex-
traordinary, 242

Cunningham (D. Douglas, M.B.), Microscopic Examinations of
Air, 330

Currents; their Effect on Temperature, 213; Laughton's " Phy-
sical Geography in Relation to Winds and Currents;"
Jordan on "The Ocean, its Tides and Currents," 238

Curry (John), Stalagmitic Deposits, 122, 171

Cutlle-ti^h, 363; Gigantic, at Newfoundland, 382, 403

Cyclones: Jvutes on, by Mr. Meldrum, 213 ; Theory of, 221

Czermak Ijohann Nepomuk), Obituary Notice of, 63

"Dahomey as it is," by J. A. Skertchley, 460

D'Albertis' (L. M.), Discoveries in New Guinea, 4S2, 490

D'Alviella (Count G.), "Lapland and Sahara," 261

Darwin (Chas., F.R.S.), Recent Researches on Termites and
Bees, 308; Fertilisation of the Fumariacese, 460; Primroses
destroyed by Birds, 482

"Darwin on Expression, Reviewed," by Alex. Bain, LL.D., 2

Darwinism; Barraude on Trilobites, 2ot

Darwin (Francis), Bees visiting Flowers, 189

Dawkins (W. Boyd, F. R.S.), Northern Range of the Basques,
336

Dawkins (Geo.), Rainbow and its Reflection, 322

Dawkins (Geo. M., F.R.S.), Lakes with two Outfalls, 363

Dawson, (G. M.), Fluctuations of American Lakes, and Deve-
lopment of Sun-spots, 504

Dawson (J. \\\, LL.D., F.R.S.), "Story of the Earth and
Man," 180

Day (Surgeon-Major, F., F.Z.S.), "Freshwater Fish of India
and Burmah," 159

Death, method of recognising, 171 «

De Candolle (M.), Medal Awarded to, 71

Deep-Sea Fauna, 15

Deep-Sea Soundings, 41, 150

Deep-Sea Temperature, 41, 62, 102, 387, 423, 445

Devonshire (The Duke of), Gift of Physical Laboratory to Cam-
bridge University, 511

Deer, Prince Alfred's, Cervus al/rtdi, 390

De la Rue (Dr. Warren, F. R.S.), Gift of Astronomical Appa-
ratus to Oxford University, 52, 91, 136

De la Rive (Prof. A.), Obituary Notice of, 143

Denning (W. F.), Shooting Star, 463

Derby (The Earl of, K.G.), Industry and Science, 217, 237,

271, 277

Devule (C. S.), Weather Prognostications, 445, 470

Dewar (Mr. J. and Dr. McKendrick), Physiological Action of
Ortme, 104

Dew Ponds, 43

Diffraction Spectrum Photography, 224

Diverticulum of the Small Intestine, as a Rudimentary Structure,
82

Dodlet (The) and the Dodo, 191

Diaper (Dr. Henry), Diffraction Spectrum Photography, illus-
trated, 224

Dublin; College of Surgeons, 410; Royal Irish Academy, 96,
195, 249, 355, 512; Royal College of Science, 70, 92, 131,
2i(2; Geological Society, 96; Zoological Society, 255;
University, 70

Dundee; Chamber of Commerce and Arctic Exploration, 37;

Albert Institute, 72; Science in, 152, 453
Durham, Natural History Transactions, 351
Duppa (B. F., F.R.S.), Obituary Notice of, 33
Dyer (Prof. Thiselton), Flowers of the Primros; destroyed by

Birds, 509
Dynamical Units, t8
Dysteology and Natural Selection, 361

Earth (The), its Rigidity, 103; Shrinking and Terrestrial
Magnetism, 201

Earth-Sculpture, by Prof. A. Geikie, F.R.S., 50, 89, no

Earthquakes; Turkey, Guatemala, iS; Asia Minor, San
Salvador, 92; Turkey, Anatolia, Lima, 152; Argyleshire,
242 ; Asia Minor, European Turkey, 249 ; New Guinea, 263;
Algeria. 451; St. Thomas, 483

Echo at Maidenhead, 242

Echoes, Harmonic, 6

Eclipse of 1871, Dutch Photographs of, 61; 102

Ecuador, University of Quito, 428

Edinburgh: Botanical Society, 72,216; Geological Society,
50, 87, 295, 376, 495; Museum of Science and Art, 34, 70,
131; Royal Physical Society, 275, 395, 476, 516; Royal
Society, 96, 104, 195, 255, 316, 347, 355,47°; Scottish
Meteorological Society, 335, 346; University, 53, 389, 45 r,
457. 5°' ! Lectures by Prof. Tait, 312

Education : Female, 471 ; Medical, 21; Necessity for a Miirsttr
of, 271, 294; Workmen in Vienna, 17, in Germany and
England, 217, in Sweden and Chili, 152; Prof. Tait on
"Cram," 501

Egerton (Sir P. de M. Grey, Bart., F.R.S.), Letter to him fro.n
Prof. L. Agassiz, 121

Eggs of Siluroid Fishes, 272

Egyptian Balances, Ancient, 122

Electricity; Electric Clocks, 193, 351; Silent Electrical Dis-
charges, 244, 308; Electric Experiment, 422; Electrical
Phenomena in the leaf of Diontca muicipula, 75 ; Electrical
Units, 18; Siemens' Induction Tube, 308; Electro-torsion,
215

Elevation of Mountains, 61

Ellis (A. J., F.R.S.), Algebraical Analogues of Logical Rela-
tions, 75

Ellis (George E.), " Life of Count Rumford," 117

Endowment of Research, 71, 237, 272, 277, 337, 39S

Equilibrium of Temperature of Gaseous Columns subjected to
Gravity, 27

Ethnology; Ethnological Museum at Royal Albert Hall, 170;
Tribes of Bengal, 233; Dr. Macla/s Researches among the
Papuans, 328; Living Individuals of the Akka tribes, 231;
Fritsch's "South African Races," 479

Entomology: Killing of Specimens, 162; Ants, 219; Bees,
189, 308, 408; "Our Common Insects," 498 ; Entomological
Society, 95, 136, 255, 335, 354, 375, 416, 475 (.Sf* Fertilisation
of Flowers by insects)

Evapometer, Automatic, Prof. Hough's, 250

Everett (A. II.), Denudation of Limestone Hills of Sarawak,
162

Evolution applied to the Chemical Elements, 6

"Evolution of Living Things," by Rev. G. Henslow, 41

Experiments; Electric, 422; Experimental Illustrations, 323

Extermination of Marine Mammalia, 112

"Extinct Vertebrate Fauna of the United Slates," ly Pror.
J. Leidy, 41S

Famine in India, and Meteorology, 222

Faye's Theory of Sun Spots, 254

Fayrer (Dr.), Poison of Indian Snakes, 294

Female Education, 471

Fenland Meteorological Circular, 391

Fernanda Noronha, Botany of, 388

Ferrier (Prof.), Functions of the Brain, 249

Fertilisation of Flowers by Insects, 44, 164, 189, 220

Fertilisation of the Fumariacece, 423, 460, 484

Finsbury, Science Lectures in, 17

"Fish (Freshwater) of India and Burmah," by Surgeon-Major

F. Day, F.Z.S., 159
Fish of tie Caspian Sea, 171
Fish of the Ganges, 470

"Fishes of the Vaciac," by Albert E. L. G. Giinther, 120
Fishes, Siluroid, 272

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