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INDEX

Aberdeen University, 337, 373

Abiogenesis, 421, 482

Acclimatisation (See Paris)

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

"Acridida: 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 (Sec Livingstone)
Agassiz (Alex.) Radiata and Echinodcrms, 53; Zoological Mu-
seum, Cambridge, Mass., and Zoological School, Penikese,
350
Agassiz (Prof. L.), Obituary Notices of, 121, 130
Agave, Flowering, at Kew, 470
Agriculture at Rothamsted, Report on the Growth of Barley,

317
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
Aitken (John), Photographing the Transit of Venus, 183
Alaska, Fur 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

Coast of Ireland, 73; Royal medal awarded to, 91
AUward (M.), Puy de Dome Observatory, 470
Almanacs, Astronomical, 69, 123, 210

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-
dida; of North America," by Cyrus Thomas, Ph.D., 299;
Weather Reports for September 1872, 299; Exploration of
the Amazons, 315; Cambridge (Mass.) Zoological Museum,
Penikese Zoological School, 350; Dr. Hayden's Survey, 452;
Harvard's University, Exposition at Philadelphia, 452;
Andrews (Dr., F.R.S.), Ozone, 347, 364
Animal Locomotion, by Dr. J. B. Pettigrew, 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. 470, 495
Anthropological Society, The London, 95, 156
Anthropology; the Todas of South India, 99; Remains of

Petrarch, 171
Ants, Leaf-cutting, 219; Recent Researches on, 308

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 Leyboh',

59
Argentine Republic; Flight of Locusts at Cordoba, 231

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

Argyleshire," 90, 110; Address to Geological Society, 354

Flight of Birds, 381, 40?
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, 388
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; Abmi-

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," 17S
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," 60
Barley, Report of its Growth for twenty years at Rothamsted,

317
Barnes (Philip, F.L.S.), Obituary Notice of, 349
Barraude (Joachim), Trilobites, 228, 261
Barrett (Prof. W. F.), Dr. Tyndall and Sensitive Flames, 223,

241
Bastian (Dr. II. C), Bacteria and Spontaneous Generation, 421,

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

Sees, Recent Researches on, 308; Habits of, by Sir John Lub-
bock, Bart., F.R.S., 408 ; Visiting Flowers, 189
lieeton's " Science, Art, and Literature," 201
Bekc (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 Cryptogp.mic Botany, 323; Fertilisation of
Funtariacece, 484; Pollen-grains in the Air, 485
Bentham (Geo.), Address on Inauguration of Linnean Society's

Rooms, 30 j 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 Archaeology, 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, 2C0, 301, 381, 390,403,422,

440
Birds, Flowers 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), Flowers of the Primrose destroyed by
Birds. 509

Black (W. J.), Rain-gauge at Sea, 63

Black Rain, 43

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

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

Blood-pressure in the Heart, 131

Blyth (E:lwd.), Obituary Notice of, 191

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

Botany; Botanic Garden, Cambridge, 427; Botanical Collec-
tions, British Museum and Kcw; Report of Science Com-
mission, 397; Botanical Society, Edinburgh, 216; Journal of
Botany, 314. 474; "Botany of the Bible," by Frederic Ham-
ilion, 101 ; Botany of Bermuda, 369; Botany of the Challenger,
450, 485 ; Results of the Polaris Expedition, 405 ; "Botany,
Technical,'' by Dr. Julius Wiesncr, 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. H.), 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-
fold Meeting, 34; Arctic Exploration, 37

British Museum, its Administration, I, 26, 53, 103, 114, 272,
277 427 512; 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

"Brontotheiidw," a new family of Fossil Mammals, 227

Broun (J. A., F.R.S.), Sun Spots and Terrestrial Magnetism,

Brown (Robt., M.A., Ph.D.), "The Races of Mankind," 279
Brown Institution, Lectures by Dr Burdon Sanderson, 92
llrunton (Dr.), Effects ot Alcohol on Warm-blooded Animals

I Br A) 132; Poison ol 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.), Rallus modestus, 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, 16
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, 3S9
Cameron (Lieut.), African Search Expedition, 318, 363
Canadian Geological Survey, 213
Carpenter (Dr. W. B., F.R.S.), Ocean Currents, 423; Swiney

Lectures, 590; Eozoon canadense, 491
Carpenter (Dr. W. Lant), Specific Gravity of Sea-water,

282
Carpenter (Jas., F.R.A.S.), "The Moon, as a Planet, aWorlH,

and a Satellite," 358
Carrier Pigeons utilised in Paris, 373
Casella (Louis P.), Casella-Miller Thermometer, 5, 41, 62,

102
Caspian Sea, Fish of the, 171

Cathcart (Lor-'), his Prize for Essays on Potato Disease, 161
Cavendish Laboratory, Jesus College, Cambridge, 410
Cave at 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, 1S2, 304, 410, 423;
Botany of Betmuda, 369 ; of Fernando Noronha. 388; of St.
Vincent and Cape de Verde Islands, 450; of Tristan
d'Acunha, 485
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, 278; 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, 280; "Intro-
duction to Chemistry," by Rev. A. Rigg, 342; Practical
Continental Chemistry, 113 ; Text Book by M. Chrestomanos,
Athens, 298; "Laboratory Guide," by A. II. 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 ot 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, 207
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(r.S.,F.R.S.), "Internal Parasites of Domesticated

Amina.s, 4
Cold Treatment of Gases, 42
College of Physicians, 16
College of Surgeons, 54, 397
Comber (T.), Fertilisation of Fumariacere, 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. \V. Clark, 391

Convection Currents, Heating of Fluids by, 247

Cooke (G. W.), Vivisection, 202

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

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

Cordoba, Swarm of Locusts, 250; Observatory, 264

Corinth, Canal through the Isthmus, 172

Cowan (T. \V.), Wcalden Fossils, 241

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

Croll ( —), Ocean Currents, 423

Cryptogamic Botany, U^e o( Terms, 203, 323

Cuckoo ami young Pipit, 123

Culley (R. S.), Atmospheric Telegraphy, S3 ; 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 Deposit?, 122, 171

Cuttle-fish, 303; Gigantic, at Newfoundland, 382, 403

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

Czermak (Johann Nepomuk), Obituary Notice of, 03

"Dahomey as it is," by J. A. Skertchley, 460
D'Albertis' (L. M.), Discoveries in New Guinea, 482, 490
D'Alviella (Count G), "Lapland and Sahara," 261
Darwin (Chas., F.R.S.), Recent Researches on Termites and

Bees, 30S; Fertilisation of the Fumariacea.', 460; Primroses

destroyed by Birds, 482
"Darwin on Expression, Reviewed," by Alex. Bain, LL.D., 2
Darwinism ; Barraude on Trilobites, 2<5l
Darwin (Francis), Bees visiting Flowers, 1S9
Dawkins (W. Boyd, F.R.S.t, 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. W., 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), Gilt of Physical Laboratory to Cam-
bridge University, 511

Deer, Prince Alfred's, Ccrvus alfreJi, 390

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

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

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

Derby (The Earl of, K.G.), Industry ani Science, 217, 237,
271, 277

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

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

Dew Ponds, 43

Diffraction Spectrum Photography, 224

Diverticulum of the Small Intestine, as a KuJinui.tary Stiucture,
83

Dodlet (The) and the Dodo, 191

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

Dublin; College of Surgeons, 410; Royal Irish Academy, 96,
"95. 249. 355. 512; Royal College of Science, 70, 92, 131,
292; 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 Primrosj destroyed by

Birds, 509
Dynamical Units, i3
Dysteology and Natural Selection, 361

Firth (The), it? Rigidity, 103; Shrinking an 1 Tenestrial
Magnetism, 201

Earth-Sculpture, by Prof. A. Geikie, F.R.S., 50, 89, Ito

Eaithquikes; Turkey, Guatemala, l3; Asia Minor, San
Salvador, 92; Turkey, Anatolia, Lima, 152; Argylcshire,
242; Asia Minor, European Turkey, 249 j New Guinea, 263;
Algeria. 451; St. Thomas, 483

Echo at Maidenhead, 242

Echoes, Harmonic, 6

Eclipse of 1871, Du'cli 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 j 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, 45r,
457. 5°' ! Lectures by Pro*. Tait, 312

Education : Female, 471 ; Medical, 21 ; Necessity for a Ministir
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, 123

Electricity; Electric Clocks, 193, 351; Silent Electrical Dis-
charger, 244, 30S; Electric Experiment, 422; Electrical
Phenomena in the leaf of Dionira muidfula, 75; Electrical
Units, 18; Siemens' Induction Tube, 3C1S; Electio-torsion,

Elevation of Mountain?, 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, 398

Equilibrium of Temperature of Gaseous Columns subjected to
Gravity, 27

Ethnology; Ethnological Museum at Royal Albert Hall, 170;
Tribes of Bengal, 233; Dr. Maclay's Researches among the
Papuans, 32S; 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(.^Fertilisation
of Floweis by Insects)

Mvaponieter, Automatic, Prof. Hough's, 250

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

Evolution applied to the Chemical Elements, 6

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

Experiments; Electric, 422; Experimental Illustrations, 323

Extermination of Marine Mammalia, 112

"Extinct Vertebrate Fauna of the United Slate?," 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, 3SS

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

Fertilisation of Flower3 by Insects, 44, 164, 189, 223

Fertilisation of the Funiariacea:, 423, 460, 4S4

Finsbury, Science Lectures in, 17

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

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

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

Fisher (Rev. O., F.G.S.), Relation of Man to the Ice-sheet, 43;

Elevation of Mountains, 61
Flight of Birds, 5, 221, 242, 260, 301, 381, 390, 403, 422, 440
Florence, International Horticultural Show, 427
Flower (Prof.), Fossil Sirenian, 13
Flowers, Fertilisation of, by Insects (See Fertilisation),
Flowers of Primrose destroyed by Birds, 509
Fluctuations of American Lakes, 504
Fog, Destruction of Sound by, 215; Prof. Tyndall on the

Acoustic Transparency and Opacity ot the Atmosphere, 251,

267
Fonvielle (W. de), Sale of "Les Ballons du Siege" pro-
hibited, 293; Aeronautical Experiment, 427; Deville's

Weather Prognostications, 445
Forbes (D.)., Volcanic Theory, 141
Forbes (Geo.), Transit of Venus, 487
Formic Aldehyde, Synthesis of, 315
Fossil Bird, New, 151; Brontotherida-, 227; Colorado River,

273 ; Sirenian, from Suffolk, 13
Foster (Dr. Michael), his Laboratory at Trin. Coll., Cambridge,

297
Foster (Prof. M., F.R.S.), Obituary Notice of J. N. Czermak,

63; Effects of Temperature on Reflex Action, 83, 101
Fox (C), Spinous Shark, Intellect of Porpoises, 42
Fox, The, Collective Instinct, 5
France; Commission of Commercial Geography, 332; School

of Horticulture, 193; Association for the Advancement of

Science, 497 (See Paris)
Frankfort Natural History Society, 273
Frankland (Prof.), Report on Pollution of Rivers, 197
Frankland (F. W.), Physical Axioms, 484, 500
Franklin Expedition, 131, Franklin Institute, 94, 153, 234,

S'4
Frewer (Ellen E.), Schweinfurth's "Heart of Africa," 340
Fritsch (Dr. Gustav), "South African Races," 479
"Frog, Common," by St. George Mivart, F.R.S., 10, 28, 67,

107, 147, 186, 264, 305, 367, 406
Fry (Edw.), Moraines of Ancient Glaciers, 103 L.
Fuel, Economy of, Exhibition in Manchester, 17
Fumariacea;, Fertilisation of the, 423, 460, 484
Fungi, Exhibition of, 151

"Fungi of Northern Germany," by O. H. Weberhauer, 200
Fungus, New, 470

Galabin (Dr.), Theory of the Pulse, 125

Galileo's Work in Acoustics, 169

Gallon (F., F.R.S.), Men of Science, and a Proposed Statistical
Scale, 342, 344

Galton (John C), Dr. Maclay's Researches among the Papuans,
328

Gamier (F.), Assassinated in Tonquin, 213

Garrett (Andrew), "Fishes of the Pacific," 120

Garrod (A. H), Pettigrew's "Animal Locomotion," 221, 281;
the Heart and the Sphygmograph, 327, 362 ; Flight of Birds,
301, 382; Moon's Want of Atmosphere, 382; Theory of
Nerve Force, 163; New Classification of Birds, 290

Gaseous Column subjected to Gravity, its Temperature, 27

Gases, Cold Treatment of, 42

Geikie (Prof. A., F.R.S.), Earth Sculpture, 50, 89; Southern
Uplands of Scotland, 81; "Science Primers—Geology,"
18: ; Metamorphism and Volcanic Action, 295

Geikie (J.), "The Great Ice-age and the Antiquity of Man,"

3i8.339.383 , .,— . ,

Geography; Geographical Society, 16, 37, 92, 113; "Physical
Geography, in relation to Winds and Currents," by J. K.
Laughton, M.A., F.R.A.S-, 238; Swiney Lectures, 490;
Geological Magazine, 374; Geological Society, 55, 94, 234,
275. 335. 374, 434. 475. 5*55 Presentation of Medals, 248,

353

Geology; Astronomical Speculations, 388; Canadian Survey,
213; Denudation of Limestone Hills of Sarawak, 162 ; Earth-
Sculpture, by Prof. Geikie, F.R.S., 50, 87, 110; "Geology,"
by Prof. Geikie, 181; Influence of Geological Changes on the
Earth's Rotation, 34S; Microscopic Petrography, 79;
Nicaragua, 220; Post-Tertiary; "The Great Ice-Age and
the Antiquity of Man," by Prof. Geikie, 318, 339; Results
of the Polaris Expedition, 405 ; Southern Uplands of Scot-
land, 22, 57, 81 ; Vienna Institute, 176, 256, 496 ; Geologists'
Association, 95, 155, 172, 235, 376, 416

"Geometrical Conic Sections," by G. Richardson, M.A., 101

"Geometry, Elementary," by J. M. Wilson, M.A., 81

"Geometry, Solid and Conic Sections,"byJ. M. Wilson, M.A.,

81
Gigantic Cephalopod, 332, 403
Gilbert (J. H., Ph.D., F.R.S.), Experiments on the Growth of

Barley, 317
Glacial Moraines, 103
Glacial Period; "The Great Ice-Age," by J. Geikie, 318, 339,

383

G lactation, Polar, 515

Glaciers in Hindostan, 63

Gladstone (Dr. J. H.), Flowers 01 the Primrose destroyed by
Birds, 509, 512

Glaisher (J. W. L.), Continued Products and Continued Frac-
tions, 234

Glasgow; Philosophical Society, 71; Geological Society, 96,
312, 316, 345, 456; Society of Field Naturalists, 435; Uni-
versity, 273, 490

Godeffroy (Caesar), his Museum at Hamburg, 120

Goodenough (CapL Jas. E., R.N.), Rain-Gauge at Sea, 63

Gore (Geo., F R.S.), Electro-torsion, 215

Gottingen, Royal Society of Sciences, 176, 275, 496

Gould (Dr.), Swarm of Locusts at Cordoba, 230; Astronomy in
the Argentine Confederacy, 264

Grasses and Fodder Plants of South Australia, 512

Gray (Dr. J. E., F.R.S.), Stick-fish and Sea-pens, 13

Gray (Stephen), Lecture by Dr. Richardson on, 247

Green (A. H.), "The Great Ice-Age and the Antiquity of Man,"
by J. Geikie, 318, 339, 383

Greenwood (Col. George), Lakes with two Outfalls, 441, 500;
Beech pierced by a Thorn Plant, 463, 501

Griffin (J. J., F.C.S.), "Scientific Handicraft," 201

Gulf Stream, Limits of the, 343, 383

Giinther (Albert C. L. G.), Garrett's "Fishes of the Pacific,"
120

Giinther (Dr. Albert, F.R.S.), Day's "Freshwater Fish of India
and Burmah." 159

Guthrie (T.), Cold Treatment of Gases, 42

Haeckel (Prof. Ernst), Infusoria, 247 ; Biography of Prof. T. H.

Huxlev, F.R.S., with Portrait, 257;
Haeckel s " Creation of Organised Beings," 470
Haileybury Natural Science Society, 274
Hall (A.), Genesis in Borneo, 163
Hamilton (Frederic), "La Botanique de la Bible," 101
Hancock (the late Albany), Obituary Notice of, 43 Memorial

to, 130
"Handicraft, Scientific," by J. J. Griffin, F.C.S., 201
Hausemann (G.), Temperature of Gaseous Column subjected to

Gravity, 27
Harkness (Prof. R., F.R.S.), Southern Uplands of Scotland, 22

57.81
Harmonic Echoes, 6
Harrow School, Management of, 34
Hartwig (Dr. G.), "The Sea and its Wonders," 40
Harvard University (U.S.), 452
Harvey (Dr. William), Memorial Window in Folkstone Church

471
Haughton (Rev. S., F.R.S.), "Principles of Animal Mechanics,"

289
Hayden (Dr.), his American Survey, 72, 452
Hay ward (R. B.), Spencer and a priori Axioms. 499
Hearder (Dr. J. N., F.C.S.), Physiological Effects of Ozone

182
Heart (the), and.the Sphygmograph, Lecture by A. H. Garrod

327. 362
Heer (Prof.), Wollaston Gold Medal presented to, 353
Hdmholtz (Prof.), Copley Medal awarded to, 91 ; Direction of

Balloons, 312
Henderson (Geo., M.D., and A. O. Hume), "Lahore to Yar-

kund," 3
Henessy (H.), Internal Condition of the Earth, 103
Henslow (Rev. G.), "Theory of Evolution of Living Things,"

Herschel (A. S., F.R.A.S.), Spectra of Shooting Stars, 142
Hibberd (Shirley), "Amateur's Greenhouse and Conservatory " 4,
Hicks (Henry), Barrande and Darwinism, 261
Highton (E.), Black Rain and Dew Ponds. 43;
Hitzig (Dr.), Functions of the Brain, 249

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