Science, Volume 17

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Moses King, 1891
Since Jan. 1901 the official proceedings and most of the papers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science have been included in Science.

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Page 207 - Home for the Training in Speech of Deaf Children Before They Are of School Age.
Page 36 - Whatever is intended for insertion must be authenticated by the name and address of the writer: not necessarily for publication, but as a guaranty of good faith. We do not hold ourselves responsible for any view or opinions expressed in the communications of our correspondents. Attention Is called to the "Wants
Page 90 - It is a record of the saving of over one hundred lives per year from small-pox, four hundred lives per year saved from death by scarlet fever, and nearly six hundred lives per year saved from death by diphtheria — an aggregate of eleven hundred lives per year, or three lives per day saved from these three diseases! This is a record which we ask to have examined, and which we are willing to have compared with that of the man who 'made two blades of grass grow where only one grew before.
Page 174 - Disinfection and Individual Prophylaxis against Infectious Diseases. By George M. Sternberg, MD, Major and Surgeon USA 8vo, 40 pp. Paper, 5 cents. No. 4. The Preventable Causes of Disease, Injury, and Death in American Manufactories and Workshops, and the Best Means and Appliances for Preventing and Avoiding Them.
Page 315 - This is in recognition of the well-known pedagogical principles of proceeding from the known to the unknown, and from the simple to the complex.
Page 201 - Dyspepsia. It reaches various forms of dyspepsia that no other medicine seems to touch, assisting the weakened stomach, and making the process of digestion natural and easy. Dr. WS Leonard, Hinsdale, NH, says: "The best remedy for dyspepsia that has ever come under my notice." Dr. TH Andrews, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, says : " A wonderful remedy which gave me most gratifying results in the worst forms of dyspepsia.
Page 72 - Languages are said to be cognate when such relations between them are found that they are supposed to have descended from a common ancestral speech. The evidence of cognation is derived exclusively from the vocabulary. Grammatic similarities are not supposed to furnish evidence of cognation, but to be phenomena, in part relating to stage of culture and in part adventitious.
Page 257 - Practical Sanitary and Economic Cooking Adapted to Persons of Moderate and Small Means.
Page 72 - ... the application of the law of priority it will occasionally happen that a name must be taken which is not wholly unobjectionable or which could be much improved. But if names may be modified for any reason, the extent of change that may be wrought in this manner is unlimited, and such modifications would ultimately become equivalent to the introduction of new names, and a fixed nomenclature would thereby be overthrown. The rule of priority has therefore been adopted. Permanent biologic nomenclature...
Page 249 - In 1844 he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine from the University of Glasgow.

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