Popular Science Monthly/Volume 6

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November 1874
The Natural History of the Oyster I 1
Herbert Spencer and the Doctrine of Evolution 20
Human Locomotion 48
Educated to Death 57
The Respiration of Plants 60
Facial Anomalies 73
The Confession of a Reformed Smoker 76
Woman Suffrage as Affecting the Family 87
Joseph Priestley 90
Sketch of Professor Haeckel 108
Editor's Table 110
Literary Notices 115
Miscellany 122
Notes 126
December 1874
The Paces of the Horse 129
Odors and Life 142
The Natural History of the Oyster II 157
Some Superstitions of Hydrophobia 174
Physiological Basis of Mental Culture 183
Thermal Death-Point of Living Matter II 185
Address Before the American Association I 197
The Early Study of Geography 212
The Transit of Venus 214
The Great Conflict 227
Sketch of Dr. J. Lawrence Smith 233
Correspondence 236
Editor's Table 238
Literary Notices 244
Miscellany 250
Notes 255
January 1875
Crystalline and Molecular Forces 257
Evolution in Ornament 266
The Future of Chemistry 276
Concerning Bears 281
Woman's Place in Nature 292
The Hermit of Red-Coat's Green 301
Address Before the American Association II 308
Reason Against Routine in the Teaching of Language I 322
Emotions in the Primitive Man 331
Biology for Young Beginners I 340
Sketch of Dr. Jeffries Wyman 355
Editor's Table 361
Literary Notices 367
Miscellany 374
Notes 382
February 1875
The Personal Equation 385
Bacteria and their Effects 399
Animals Not Automata 405
Celestial Chemistry 420
Reply to the Critics of the Belfast Address 422
Water-Supply of Islands 440
Marey's New Results in Animal Movements 444
The Relations of Women to the Professions and Skilled Labor 454
Reason Against Routine in the Study of Language II 470
A Short Study of Birds'-Nests 481
Sketch of the Life of Francis Huber 486
Correspondence 499
Editor's Table 500
Literary Notices 506
Miscellany 509
Notes 512
March 1875
The Genesis of Superstitions 513
Chameleons—Their Habits and Color-Changes 526
The English Observatories 530
The Atmosphere in Relation to Fog-Signaling I 541
The Mental Aspects of Ordinary Disease 562
Biology for Young Beginners II 574
The Electrical Girl 588
Darwin and Haeckel 592
Spiritual Pirates 599
Social Evolution 604
Sketch of Dr. Henry Maudsley 612
Correspondence 614
Editor's Table 616
Literary Notices 624
Miscellany 632
Notes 639
April 1875
The Triangle Spider 641
The Royal Institution and the Society of Arts 655
The First Traces of Man in Europe I 672
The Atmosphere in Relation to Fog-Signaling II 685
Apoplexy 705
On the Correctness of Photographs 710
Manufacture and Conveyance of Gunpowder 717
Rain-Drops on the Sea 732
Science from the Pulpit 734
Sketch of Dr. Joseph Fraunhofer 739
Correspondence 743
Editor's Table 744
Literary Notices 750
Miscellany 757
Notes 766
Index 769