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INDEX:

ABEGG, Practical Chemistry, 410

Abel (Dr. O.), Curiously Marked Pebbles from the Algerian

_ Sahara, 594

Academy, the Proposed British, 418

Academy, the Royal Society and the Proposed, 393 Acarology : British Tyroglyphidee, Albert D. Michael, 482

Accumulators for Electric Automobiles, Progress in the Design |

of, Sir H. P. Maxim, 572

Acetic Acid, the Molecular Complexity of, in Chloroform Solution, H. ‘M. Dawson, 527

Acetone, on the Electrolytic Preparation of the Halogen Derivatives of, A. Richard, 119

Acetylene, the Dilution of Acetylene for Heating Purposes, A. E. Munby, 30; Determination of the Heat of Dissociation and Combustion of, W. G. Mixter, 93; Report of the Com- mittee on Acetylene Generators, 472; Synthesis of Acety- lenic Acetones and 8-Ketonic Ethers, Ch. Moureu and R. Delange, 263

Achariach, New Meteorological Station at, 85

** Acker” Fusion Process for the Electrolytic Production or Caustic Alkaliand Chlorine at Niagara Falls, 324

Acheson Graphite Company (Niagara Falls), Electrodes Manu- factured by the, 420

Actions, Automatic, Will. A. Dixon, 102; Dr. W. Benthall, 152

Acoustics, Location of Open-Air Sound Loops and Nodes. | Bergen Davis, 22; the Value of the Horns in Bighorn Wild |

Sheep as Ear-trumpets, George Wherry, 127; Change of Pitch in certain Sounds with Distance, Frederick M. West, 129; Dr. D. van Gulik, 174 ; Paul R. Heyl, 273 ; R. Freeman, 317; Air-Pressures in Playing Brass Instruments, Dr. E. H. Barton and S. C. Laws, 166; Experimental Phonetics, Prof. G. McKendrick, F.R.S., 182; the Interference of Sound, Lord Rayleigh, F.R.S., 278; Miniature Anemometer for Stationary Sound Waves, B. Davis, 404 ; Sounds Associated with Low Temperatures, Sir W. U. Preece, F.R.S., 487 ; Prof. J. D. Everett, F.R.S., 512; Charles J. P. Cave, 512; Spencer Pickering, F.R.S., 536

Adau.s (John Couch, F.R.S.). Lectures on the Lunar Theory, 583

Advanced Exercises in Practical Physics, Prof. Arthur Schuster and Dr. C. H. Lees, 364

Aeronautics : the Meteorological Observations of the Inter- national Balloon Ascents of November 8, 1900, Dr. Hergesell, 36 ; International Balloon Ascents of June 13, 110 ; Meteoro- logical Results of International Balloon Ascents, 229 ; Inter-

national Balloon Ascents, December 5, 302; International | Balloon Ascents on January 9, 421; Herr Kress’s Machine, |

87; Aérial Navigation by Bodies Heavier than Air, William Marriott and Eric Stuart Bruce, 167 ; Aéronautical Society, 167; Kites and Wireless Telegraphy, Dr. A. Lawrence

Rotch, 198: Scientific Ballooning, W. N. Shaw, F.R.S., |

224; the Determination of the exact Trajectory of Aérostats with Respect to the Soil, H. Deslandres, 383; the Wreck of Santos Dumont No. 6, Dr. J. Y. Buchanan, F.R.S., 397 ; Novel Form of Flying Machine, Henri Villard, 518; Aéronautical Experiments with Gliding Machines, Wilbur Wright, 541

Aéroplane Machine, Herr Kress’s, 87

Aether, Drift of the, the FitzGerald Lorentz Effect, W. M. Hicks, F.R.S., 343

Prof.

Africa: the Sierra Leone Campaign against Mosquitoes, Major

Ronald Ross, 35; Mr. Jonathan Hutchinson’s Expedition to Study Leprosy in South Africa, 109; Primary Cause of Leprosy, J. Hutchinson, F.R.S., 4963; on the Earwigs,

Cockroaches, Mantids and Stick-Insects Collected by Dr. Donaldson Smith in North-East Africa, J. A. G. Rehn, 180 ; the Extinct Blaauwbok of South Africa, G. Renshaw, 207 ; Mosasaurus, &c., Bones from Natal Coast Cretaceous, 229; the Birds of South Africa, A. C. Stark, completed by W. L. Sclater, 244; Peculiar Case of Fever with Parasite resembling that of Tsetse Fly Disease, Dr. J. Everett Dutton, 255; to the Mountains of the Moon, J. E. S. Moore, 273; Marine Organism from South Africa, 287; Death and Obituary Notice of Dr. Emil Holub, 396; the Native Question in South Africa, 440; the Obstacles to Develop- ment in West Africa, Dr. C. F. Harford-Battersby, 371 ; Note on the Discovery of a New Trypanosoma, Lieut.- Colonel D. Bruce, F.R.S., 454; Composition of an Antique Vase, M. Berthelot, 455; Petrology of British East Africa, G. T. Prior, 549; Prehistoric Graves and Remains at Girga, Egypt, to be Investigated by Dr. Elliott Smith, 571; Curiously Marked Pebbles from the Algerian Sahara, Dr. O. Abel, 594

Agassiz (Prof. A.), Exploration of the Maldives, 398

Agazzetti (A.), Attempt to Train Flight of Pigeon whose Cerebral Hemisphere has been removed, 65

Agriculture ; Sugar Cane Experiments in Antigua and St. Kitts, Francis Watts, 36; Sugar Canes at Barbadoes, Prof, D’Albuquerque and Mr. Bovell, 231 ; Experimental Culti- vution of Hops at Wye, 109; Prevention of ‘* Smut” in Oats, Prof. T. Johnson, 142 ; Damage done by ‘‘Smut” to the Irish Oat Crop, and the Use of an American fungicide, Sar,” Prof. Johnson, 518; Death and Obituary Notice of Sir J. Henry Gilbert, LL.D., F.R.S., 205; Cultivation of Clover on Soils Deprived of Lime, P. P. Dehérain and E. Demoussy, 215; Cultivation of Lucerne upon Soils without Lime, P. Dehérain and E. Demoussy, 287; the Small Farm and its Management, James Long, 271 ; Chemical Modifications in Plants submitted to the Influence of Sodium Chloride, E. Charabot and E. Hébert, 312; the West Indian Agricultural Conference, 1902, Prof. J. P. d’ Albuquerque, 331 ; the Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, 483; Culture of Fodder Beet, P. P. Dehérain, 504 ; Susceptibility of Different Species of Brome- grasses to the Attacks of the Rust Fungus, Prof. Marshall Ward, F.R.S., 519; Poultry Management on a Farm, Walter Palmer, 583: the Uses of Electricity in Stimulating the Growth of Plants, Dr. Selim Lemstrém, 593

Air: on the Exploration of the Air at Sea by means of Kites, A. Lawrence Rotch, 118 ; the Cooling Power and Conduc- tivity of Air, P. Compan, 215; Optical Effect produced by Refraction of Air, J. Barclay, 497; E. Edser, 497 ; Rotation of a Lamina Falling in Air, A. Mallock, 510; the Photo- graphy of Disturbances in Air, H. S. Allen, 574

Air-pressures in Playing Brass Instruments, Dr. E. H. Barton and S. C. Laws, 166

Airy’s (Sir G.) Reflex Zenith Tube, Prof. S. C. Chandler, 214

Aitken (R. G.), Observations of 194 Double Stars, 400

Alaska, Western, Measles in, Dr. Moore, 86

Albertine (Prof.), Absorption of Sugar from Stomach and Intes- tine, 63

Albumins, Chemistry of the, 90

Algebra: College Algebra, Dr. J. 11. Boyd, 338; Algebraical Examples, H. S. Hall, 343; the Theory of Equations, with an Introduction to the Theory of Binary Algebraic Forms, W. S. Burnside and A. W. Panton, 390

Algol, the Period of, 15

Algol Stars, Early Observations of, 325

Alia or Double Canoe, Polynesians’, Prof. Thilenius, 256

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Allchin (W. H., F.R.S.), a Manual of Medicine, 99 Allen (H. S.), the Red (C) Line of Hydrogen and the Zeeman Effect, 79; the Photography of Disturbances in Air, 574

Alloys of Aluminium and Magnesium, O. Boudouard, 167

Alloys of Copper and Tin, Microscopical Examination of, W. Campbell, 354

Alternating Currents, an Elementary Treatise on, W. G. Rhodes, 6

Avraevilidess Bulbiform Seeds of, Dr. A. B. Rendle, 38

Amazonenstrémes, Die Vogelwelt des, Emil A. Goeldi, 173

America: Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, 22, 140, 357, 546, 600; American Journal of Science, 22, 93, 190, 263, 404, 526, 599; the Great Deserts and Forests of North America, Paul Fountain, 57 ; Municipal Sanitation in the United States, Charles V. Chapin, 73; Notes on Axo- lotls from Colorado and Dakota, H. L. Osborne, 111; the Nesting and other Habits of one of the American Cat Fishes of the genus Amiurus, A. C. Eycleshymer, 111 ; Transac- tions of the American Mathematical Society, 117, 357; Marconi’s Signalling from England to America by Wireless Telegraphy, 158; the Mammals of North America, 232; American Journal of Anatomy, 236; American Journal of Mathematics, 428; Central and South America, A. H. Keane, Col. George Earl Church, 512; the American Bison, 516; American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Committee’s Keport and Resolution in Favour of the Metric System, 540; Lord Kelvin in America, 591

Amphioxus, the Renal Organs of the, E. S. Goodrich, 541

Amundsen (Capt. R.), Proposed Exploring Expedition to the Magnetic North Pole, 497

Anastomosis, on Return of Voluntary Movements after Altera- tion of the Nerve-supply by Nerve-crossing or, Dr. R. Kennedy, 115

Anatomy: Die Medulla Oblongata und die Vierhiigelgegend von Ornithorhynchus und Echidna, A. Koelliker, 1; an Atlas of the Medullaand Midbrain, Florence R. Sabin, 172; the Significance of Certain Features and Types of the External Ear, Dr. Arthur Keith, 16; Contributions to the Comparative Anatomy of the Mammaliam Eye, chiefly based on Ophthalmoscopic Examination, Dr. George Lindsay Johnson, 137; American ;Journal of Anatomy, 236 ; Normal Histology of Human Hemolymph Glands, Dr. A, S. Worthin, 237; Morphology of Pineal Region, Prof. C. S. Minot, 237; Erlebtes und Erstrebtes, Carl Gegenbaur, 316 ; Der Gang des Menschen, Ueber die Bewegung des Fusses und die auf denselben einwirkenden Kriafte, Otto Fischer, 411; Ueber die Bewegung in den Handgelenken, Rudolf Fick, 411 ; Contributions to Anatomical Journals, Prof. Alex. Macalister, F.R.S., 416; the Writer of the Review, 416; Varieties of Forms of the Liver of the Primates, G. Ruge, 519; Morphological Importance of the Foramen Found at the lower end of the Humerus of many Mammals, and also of the Trochanter of the Femur, Dr. E. Stromer, 519

Ancient Model of « Boat and Warrior Crew Found at Roos, in Holderness, Thomas Sheppard, 256

Anderson (Mr.), on the Union of Hydrogen and Chlorine, 383

Anderson (Rey. Thos. D.), Award of the Jackson-Gwilt Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society to, 348

Andes de Patagonie, L. Gallois, Supp. November 14, 1901, ix

André (G.), Action of Temperature on the Mineral Absorption in Etiolated Plants, 504

Andrews (Thomas, F-.R.S.), Platinum, 547

Anemometer, Miniature, for Stationary Sound Waves, B. Davis, 404 ;

Animal Behaviour, C. Lloyd Morgan, F.R.S., 49

Animal Engravings of the Stone Age, a Gallery of,-299

Animal Photography, D. English, 33

Animals, Use-inheritance; Illustrated by the Direction of Hair on the Bodies of, W. Kidd, 4

Annals of Mathematics, 262, 357

Annular Eclipse of the Sun, November 10, 1901, the, 62; Annular Eclipse of the Sun, November 11, 1901, the, M. A. de la Baume Pluvinel, 215, 232

Anomalous Dispersion of Sodium Vapour, the, R. W. Wood, 284

Ant-rice, the so-called, Prof. W. M. Wheeler, 422

Antarctica: Arrival of Discovery at Lyttelton, 109; Depar- ture of Dyscovery from Lyttelton for Dunedin, 178; the Discovery Expedition, 279; Voyage Southward of the Discovery, Sir Clements Markham, 592; to the South Polar

Micro-crystalline Structure of

Regions, Expedition of 1898-1900, Louis Bernacchi, 153 > Purchase of the Hec/a for William Bruce’s forthcomin: Expedition, 178; Departure of the Antarctic with Prof. Nordenskjold’s Expedition from Buenos Ayres, 178 ; Scottish: Antarctic Expedition, 207 ; Scientific Work of the German Antarctic Expedition, Prof. Dr. Drygalski, 378 Anthropology : North Queensland Ethnography, Dr. Walter E. Roth, 9; the Nayars of Malabar, F. Fawcett, 37; the Play of Man, Karl Groos, 78; Anthropological Institute, 119; Brain of an Eskimo Man, Dr. A. Hrdlicka, 256; Fir Worship in Arizona, Dr. J. Walter Fewkes, 256; the Sco of Criminal Anthropology, 279; Rock-holes used by Aborigines for Warming Water, R. H. Mathews, 3365 Textile Markings on Primitive Pottery, W. H. Holmes, 350 ; Folk-lore of the North American Indians from the Jesuit Relations (1611 to 1637), J. E. King, 406; Funeral Rites of the North American Indians, J. E. King, 527 ; Tattooing of Women in the Laughlan Islands, Prof. G. Thilenius, 445 ; Fire-making of the Yanadis, T. R. Rao, 473; the Mystic Rose: a Study of Primitive Marriage, Ernest Crawley, E. Sidney Hartland, 553; Prehistoric Graves and Remains at Girga, Egypt, to be investigated by Dr. Elliot Smith, 571 = Head-hunters, Black, White, and Brown, Alfred C. Haddon, F.R.S., E. Sidney Hartland, Supp. April 24 1902, iii. Anthropometry : on the Relation between Intélligence and the Size and Shape of the Head, Paper Read before the Roya? Society by Prof. Pearson, 543 Antigua Botanic Station, Summary of the Work at, for the Year ending March 31, 1901, W. N. Sands, 208 Antimony, Action of Lithium-ammonium on, and on the Properties of the Antimonide of Lithium, P. Lebeau, 359 Antlers, Evolution of Horns and, Dr. H. Gadow, F.R.S., 549 Apes: Physiology of Motor Area in Anthropoid Apes, A. S. F. Grunbaum and Prof. C. S. Sherrington, F.R.S., 65; Physiology of the Cerebral Cortex of Higher Apes, A. S. F. Grunbaum and Prof. C. S. Sherrington, F.R.S., 165 Aquarium, Exhibition of Electrical Appliances at the Royal,

Is:

anne (E. H. N.), Clarke Collection of New South Wales Fossil Plants, 94

Archeology: the Influence of the Mediterranean Peoples in Prehistoric Britain, Address at Vesey Club by Prof. Boyd Dawkins, F.R.S., 39; an attempt to ascertain the Date of the Original Construction of Stonehenge from its Orienta- tion, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B., F.R.S., and F. C. Penrose, F.R.S., 55; C. T. Whitmell, 128; Berthelot and the Metals of Antiquity, Dr. J. H. Gladstone, F.R.S., 82; Kharga Oasis, its Topography and Geology, J. Ball, 130; the Civilisation of Hallstatt and La Tene, Mittheilungen der Prahistorischen Commission der K. Academie der Wissen- schaften in Wien, Dr. Robert Munro, 212; Discoveries in La Plata Island, Ecuador, Dr. G, A. Dorsey, 231 ; Ancient Model of a Boat and Warrior Crew found at Roos, in Holderness, Thomas Sheppard, 256 ; Fundamental Principles of the Old and New World Civilisations, vol. ii. of the Archeological: and Ethnological Papers of the Peabody Museum, Zelia Nuttall, 268 ; a Gallery of Animal Engravings of the Stone Age, 299; Human Bone Instruments, R. Quick, 350; Pigmy Flints from Lincolnshire, Rev. R. A. Gatty, 372; Mycenzan Tree and Pillar Cult and _ its Mediterranean Relations, Arthur J. Evans, Supp. November 14, 190], Vi.

Architecture: Publications of the Committee, 169

Arctica: News from Baron Toll’s Expedition, 228; the Kolymsk Mammoth, 228; the Musk-ox, 322; Proposed Exploring Expedition to the Magnetic North Pole, Captain R. Amundsen, 497 :

Argon, Classification of the Atomic Krypton, Xenon and, H. Wilde, 579-80

Aristotelian Society, Proceedings of the, 78

Arithmetic, R. Hargreaves, 29

Arizona, Fire-worship in, Dr. J. Walter Fewkes, 256

Armagnat (H.), Instruments et Méthodes de Mesures Elec- triques Industrielles, 342

“* Armorl” Electric Capillary Relay, the, 129

Arms, does Man use His, in Locomotion ? Basil W. Martin, 80; O. Bartrum, 102; Captain Giles A. Daubeny,

British Fire Prevention

Weights of Neon,

127 : ; : Arnaud (M.), Composition of the Amidotaurie Acids, 604

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Arrhenius’ (Prof.) Theory of Cometary Tails and Aurore, on, Dr. J. Halm, 415

d’Arsonval (M.), Production and Maintenance of Low Temper--

atures, 167 ; on the Action of High-frequency Currents upon Animals, 239 Artesian Waters of Australia, the, J. P. Thomson, 111 ; the Climate and Artesian Waters of Australia, J. P. Thomson, ‘oO 7S Constituents of some Lakeland Leaves, the, Dr. P. Q. Keegan, 80 Ashworth (J. Reginald), Results of some Recent Researches on the Properties of Various Electrical Rays, 180 ; Experiments on Drawn Steel, Part i. Magnetism and its Changes with Temperature, Part ii. Resistivity, Elasticity and Density, and the Temperature Coefficients of Resistivity and Elasticity, 526 Assyrian Language: Easy Lessons in the Cuneiform Inscrip- tions, L. W. King, 170 Assyrian, on Traces of an Indefinite Article in, R. Campbell Thompson, 412 Asteroid-orbit of Great Eccentricity, an, 161 Astronomy: the Tercentenary of Tycho Brahe’s Death, Dr. J. L. E. Dreyer, Prof. Bohuslav, 5 ; Tycho Brahe’s Observa- tory, Dr. J. L. E. Dreyer, 104; Tycho Brahe in Prague, Bericht iiber die astrologischen Studien des Reformators der beobachtenden Astronomie Tycho Brahe, F. J. Studnicka, 181 ; Bericht iiber die Untersuchungen der Gebeine Tycho Brahe’s, Dr. H. Matiegka, 181; the Period of Algol, 15; Variable Stars of Algol Type, Dr. A. W. Roberts, 94 ; Early Observations of Algol Stars, 325; the Melbourne Observatory, 15; Royal Alfred Observatory, Mauritius, 15; Our Astronomical Column, 15, 38, 62, 89, 112, 137, 161, 210, 232, 258, 282, 305, 325, 351, 374, 400, 423, 446, 475, 499, 520, 543, 574, 595; the Total Solar Eclipse of September 9, 1904, Dr. A. M. W. Downing, F.R.S., 30; the Annular Eclipse of the Sun, November 10, 1901, 62; the Annular Eclipse of the Sun, November 11, 1901, M. A. de la Baume Pluvinel, 232; Observations in Lower Egypt of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun of November 11, 1gor, A. de la Baume-Pluvinel, 215 ; the Total Solar Eclipse, May 18, 1901, 210, 283 ; Magnetic Observations during Total Solar Eclipse, 210; Results of International Magnetic Observa- tions made during the Total Solar Eclipse of May 17-18, 1901, Dr. L. A. Bauer, 246; Magnetic Observations during Total Solar Eclipse of May 18, 1901, Dr. W. van Bemmelen, 305; Planetary Influence on Sun-spot Period, 39; a New Solar Theory, Dr. J. Halm, 351 ; the Effective Temperature of the Sun, Dr. W. E. Wilson, F.R.S., 428; Distortion of Sun’s Disc at Horizon, Prof. W. Prinz, 520; Simultaneous Visibility of Sun and Total Lunar Eclipse, Dr. C. Hillebrand, 305 ; Total Eclipse of the Moon on April 22, 574; Lectures on the Lunar Theory, John Couch Adams, F.R.S., 583; the Leonid Meteors, 38 ; the Leonid Meteors, November 1901, 62, 89; Observations of Leonid Meteors, E. C. Willis, 54; Leonid Observations at Athens, M. D. Eginitis, 143; the Leonid Shower of 1901, W. F. Denning, 332; Nebulosity surrounding Nova Persei, 38, 475; Structure of the Region around Nova Persei, 62; Proper Motion of Nova Persei, 62; the New Star in Perseus, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B., F_R.S., 112; the Photographs of Nova Persei, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B., F.R.S., 133; the Distance of Nova Persei, W. E. Wilson, F.R.S., 198, 298; Stars near Nova Persei, 210; Mean Parallax of Stars, 39; Distribution of Cosmic Velocities, 39; an Attempt to Ascertain the Date of the Original Construction of Stonehenge from its Orientation, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B., F.R.S., and 1. C. Penrose, F.R.S., 55; C. T. Whitmell, 128 ; New Variable Stars, 62, 137, 574; A. W. Roberts, 62; Variable Star Catalogue, 258; New Variable Star, 3, 1902 (Monocerotis), Prof. W. Ceraski, 475; Determination of Orbital Elements, F. C. Moulton, 63; Royal Astronomical Society, 71, 286, 405, 502, 602 ; Presentation of the Royal Astronomical Society’s Gold Medal to Prof. J. C. Kapteyn, 348; Award of the Jackson-Gwilt Medal to Rev. Thos. D. Anderson, 348; Oeuvres complétes de Christiaan Iluygens, 74 ; Astronomical Occurrences in December, 89 ; in January, 210; in February, 305; in March, 400; in April, 499; in May, 595; Motion ofthe Great Red Spot on Jupiter, 89; the Red Spot on Jupiter, A. Stanley Williams, 596; Diameter of Jupiter, 258; Observations of Jupiter, W. F. Denning, 446; Preliminary Investigation of the Diameter of Mars, 90; Definitive Orbit

Elements of Comet 1899 1, 90; the Perseids of rg01, M. Perrotin, 95 ; Observations of Perseids at Athens, D. Eginitis, 95; Variation of Latitude, Prof. S. C. Chandler, 113; Determination of the Elevation of Meteors, 113; Meridian Observations at Harvard College Observatory, A. Searle, 113; Length of the Terrestrial Day, R. S. Woodward, 113; Bright Meteor of December 4, 137; Bright Meteor of December 16, 161 ; Companion to the Observatory 1902, 137; on the Equilibrium of Stellar Atmospheres, Dr. Halm, 143; Spectra of Bright Southern Stars, Photographed with the 13-inch Boyden Telescope asa Part of the Henry Draper Memorial, Annie J. Cannon, A. Fowler, 155; an Asteroid- Orbit of Great Eccentricity, 161 ; Heights of Shooting Stars in August 1901, C. Flammarion, 167 ; on the Compound (so- called Stationary) Radiants of Shooting Stars, Th. Bredikhine, 381; the Quadrantid Meteors, John R. Henry, 198; the Quadrantid Meteors, 1902, John R. Henry, 272; the Quad- rantid Meteors, T. W. Backhouse, 439 ; Natal Observatory Report for 1900, 210; Sir G. Airy’s Reflex Zenith Tube, Prof. S. C. Chandler, 214; the New Planetoid, S. B. Gay- thorpe, 223 ; the Equatorial of the New Calcutta Observa- tory, 229; the Farmers’ Years, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B., F.R.S., 248; the Heavensat a Glance, 1902, 258; Catalogue of 100 New Double Stars, 258 ; Observations of g00 Double and Multiple Stars, Prof. Doolittle, 400; Observations of 194 Double Stars, R. G. Aitken, 400; Death of Commissary- General G. D. Lardner, 278 ; Dimensions of the Planets and Satellites, 282; Harvard College Observatory Report, 1901, 282; Two Theorems Relating to the Periodic Solutions of the Differential Equations of Dynamics and Astronomy, E. T. Whittaker, 286 ; the Earth’s Beginning, Sir Robert S. Ball, F.R.S., 294; Nautical Astronomy, J. H. Colvin, 296; Variability of the Satellites of Saturn, L. Rudaux, 305 ; Prof. T. J. J. See, 305 ; United States Naval Observatory Report, 326; Apparatus for Measuring the Variations of Small Zenithal Distances, G. Lippmann, 335: Pleasures of the Telescope, Garrett P. Serviss, 343; Disturbance of Corona in Neighbourhood of Prominences, Prof. C. D. Perrine, 351 ; the New Bruce Spectrograph for the Yerkes Refractor, 374 ; Conditions to be realised in the Execution of Negatives to obtain Homogeneity and the Maximum of Exactitude in the Determination of the Coordinates of Stellar Images, M. Loewy, 407; on Prof. Arrhenius’ Theory of Cometary Tails and Auroras, Dr. J. Halm, 415; the Spectrum of the Chro- mosphere, S. A. Mitchell, 423 ; Photographic Determination of Longitude, G. Lippmann, 423; New Annual Terms in the Variation of Latitude, Prof. H. Kimura, 446; Explana- tion of some Celestial Phenomena by means of the Hertzian Waves, Charles Nordmann, 455; Tafeln zur Theoretischen Astronomie, Julius Bauschinger, 463; Origin of Disturbance in Corona May 17-18, 1901, 499 ; Foucault’s Pendulum, 499; the Felix Meteorite, G. P. Merrill, 543: the Radiant Point of the April Lyrids, W. F. Denning, 578; Comet 1902a (Brooks), 595; Nebule and their Velocities in the Line of Sight, Dr. J. Hartmann, 595; the Relative Number of Star Images Photographed in different parts of a Plate, Prof. Turner, 602; the Stars: a Study of the Universe, Simon Newcomb, Prof. R. A. Gregory, Supp. March 13, viii.

Astro-Physics, on the State of Equilibrium of Stellar Atmo-

spheres, Dr. Halm, 191-2

Astruc (A.), Method for the Alkalimetric Estimation of Diso-

dium-methylarsenate or Arrhenal, 504

Astruc (Henri), Encyclopédie Scientifique des Aide-Mémoire,

Le Vin, 245

Athens, Leonid Observations at, M. D. Fginitis, 143

Atkinson (Geo. Francis), First Studies of Plant Life, 75

Atlas Climatologique de l’Empire de Russie, Dr. Alexander Buchan, F.R.S., 554

Atlas of the Medulla and Midbrain, an, Florence R. Sabin, 172

Atmosphere: the Exploration of the Atmosphere over the Ocean, Dr. A. Lawrence Rotch, 4; the Exploration of the Atmosphere at Sea by means of Kites, A. Lawrence Rotch, 545; the Seasonal Variation of Atmospheric Temperature in the British Isles and its Relation to Wind Direction, W. N. Shaw, F.R.S., and R. Waley Cohen, 68; the Inert Con- stituents of the Atmosphere, Prof. W. Ramsay, F.R.S., at the British Association at Glasgow, 161; Further Observations and Conclusions in Relation to Atmospheric Transparency,

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Hon. Rollo Russell, 191 ; Atmospheric Air capable of in- ducing Radio-activity, Prof. Geitel, 207

Atomic Weight of Calcium, New Determination of the, F. W. Hinrichsen, 281

Atomic Weights, International Table of, 400

Aucuba Japonica, on the Reserve Store of Carbohydrates in the Seed of, G. Champenois, 120

Auger (V.), Glyceroarsenic Acid, 335

Auld (S, J. M.), Benzeneazo-a-naphthol, 238

Aurora Borealis, Electromagnetic Theory of the, Charles Nordmann, 479

Aurore, on Prof. Arrhenius’ Theory of Cometary Tails and, Dr. J. Halm, 415

Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Inaugural Address by Captain F. W. Hutton, F.R.S., Evo- lution and its Teaching, 425

Australia: the Artesian Waters of Australia, J. P. Thomson, 111; the Climate and Artesian Waters of Australia, J. P. Thomson, 350; Geology of Kalgoorlie, A. Gibb Maitland, 303; Gums, Resins and other Vegetable Exudations of Australia, J. H. Maiden, 335; Practice Adopted by the Australian Aborigines of obtaining Water from the Roots of Plants, J. H. Maiden, 542; Climate of Western Australia, W. E. Cooke, 572

Austria: Fifty Years of Biological Study in, 122; the Jubilee of the Austrian Meteorological Centralanstalt, 440; Seis- mology in Austria, 475

Automatic Actions, Will A. Dixon, 102; Dr. W. Benthall, 152

Automobiles, Electric, Exhibition of, in New York, 303

Automorphic Functions, J. L. Hutchinson, 357

Avebury (Right Hon. Lord), the Scenery of England and the Causes to which it is Due, 490

Axolotls from Colorado and Dakota, Notes on, H. L. Osborne, 111

Ayrton (Hertha), Note on Electric Charging and Discharging at a Distance, 390

Baccellis (Prof.), New Treatment for Foot-and-mouth Disease,

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Bachmetjew (Prof. P.), Experimentelle Entomologische Studien vom Physikalisch-chemischen Standpunkt aus, 101

Backhouse (T. W.), the Quadrantid Meteors, 439

Bacteriology : Sewage and the Bacterial Purification of Sewage, Dr. S. Rideal, Dr. Frank Clowes, 121; Oysters and Sewage in Narragansett Bay, Caleb A. Fuller, 519; the Chemical Properties of Bacterial Gum Levan, Thos. Steel, 168; a New Contribution to the Search for the Typhoid Bacillus, R. Cambier, 215; the Deterioration of Raw and Refined Sugar Crystals in Bulk, R. Greig Smith, 239 ; the Manquea Bacillus, O. Voges, 445 ; Bacteriological Study of Mont Blanc, Jean Binot, 504; Bacteriological Investigations on the Summit of Mont blanc, Jean Binot, 573; a Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, Frederick D. Chester, Prof. R. T. Hewlett, 506 ; a New Scarlatina microbe, Diflococcus Scarlatinae, Dr. W. J. Class, 519-20; a Non-suppurative Form of Osteo- myelitis, M. Lannelongue, 527; Luminous Bacteria, J. E. Barnard, 536; Death of Prof. Hans Biichner, 540 ; Destruc- tion of Cell Walls by Bacteria, Erwin F. Smith, 542; Method of Examination for the Source of Contaminated Air by Bacteria, Prof. E. J. McWeeney, 551

Badger, Notes on the Life-history of the, T. Tweedy, 350

Bailey (C. H.), Botany and Elementary Text-book for Schools,

53

Baker (B. T. P.), Cultures of Saccharomyces and the Con- ‘ditions of Spore Formation, 518

Baker (Dr.), Applications of Matrix Notation to Integration Problems, 603

Baker (H. Brereton), on a Mixture of Hydrogen and Oxygen so pure that it will not Explode, 119 ; the Union of Hydrogen and Oxygen, 430

Baker (11. I.), Elementary Proof of a Theorem for Functions of Several Variables, 406

Baker (RK. T.), on the Relation between Leaf Venation and the Presence of Certain Chemical Constituents in the Oils of the Eucalypts, 143

Balancing of Engines, the, W. E. Dalby, 556

Baldwin (J. M.), Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology,

173 Ball (J.),: Kharga Oasis: its Topography and Geology, 130 Ball (Sir Robert S., F.R.S.), the Earth's Beginning, 294

Index

[ Natwe, June 12, 1902

Ball (W. C), a New Colour Reaction of Hydroxylamine, 310

Ballads and Shorter Poems of Frederick V. Schiller, the, 151

Bullistics : on the Measurement of High Explosive Pressures, J. E. Petavel, 119; a New Range-Finder, Prof. Georg Forbes, F.R.S., Paper Read at Society of Arts, 261

Ballooning : Meteorological Observations of the Internation: Balloon Ascent, of November 8, 1900, Dr. Hergesell, 36; International Balloon Ascents of June 13, 110; of Decembe 5, 302; of January 9, 421; Meteorological Results o} International Ascents, 229; the Gases of the Blood at Dif- ferent Altitudes during a Balloon Ascent, MM. J. Tissot an Hallion, 168 ; Scientific Ballooning, W. N. Shaw, F.R.S., 224

Baltic and the North Sea, Oceanography of the Straits Con- necting the, Dr. Martin Knudsen, 325

Baluchistan Desert, Geology of, and part of Eastern Persia, E. Vredenburg, 111

Bannerman (Major W. India, 550

Barbados: Sugar Canes at, Prof. d’Albuquerque and Mr. Bovell, 231 ; on the Geological and Physical Development of Barbados, Prof. J. W. W. Spencer, 238 ;

Barber (Commander F. M.), the Mechanical Triumphs of the | Ancient Egyptians, 78

Barclay (J.), Optical Effect Produced by Refraction of Air, 497

Barium, on the Properties of, M. Guntz, 112

Barnard (J. E.), a Luminous Centipede, 299 ; Luminous Bac- teria, 536

Barograph Trace, Remarkable, obtained during a Typhoon, 444

Barometer Readings, High, cf January last, Dr. H. R. Mill, 422

Barrel (Joseph), Physical Effects of Contact Metamorphism,

B.), Haffkine’s Plague Vaccine in

99

eed (Prof. W. F., F.R.S.), Increase of Electrical Resistivity Caused by Alloying Iron with various Elements to the Specific Heat of those Elements, 601

Barrois (Ch.), Composition of the Lodes of Kersanton, 552

Barton (Dr. E. H.), Air-Pressures in Playing Brass Instruments, 166

Bartrum.(C. O.). Does Man Use his Arms in Locomotion ? 102

Basquin (O. H.), the Arc Spectrum of Hydrogen, 421

Basset (A. B., F.R.S.), an Elementary Treatise on Cubic and Quartic Curves, 196

Bathymetrical and Geological Study of the Lakes of Snowdonia, Dr. T.\ J. Jehu, 334

Batteries, Primary, their Theory, Construction and Use, W. R. Cooper, 362

Baudin (L.), ona Petroleum Ether Thermometer for Use at Extremely Low Temperatures, 215

Bauer (Dr. L A.), Results of International Magnetic Observa- tions made during the Total Solar Eclipse of May 17—18, I90I, 246

Baume-Pluvinel (A. de la), Observations in Lower Egypt of the Annular Eclipse of the Sun of November I1, 1901, 215, 232

Baumhauerite, R. 11. Solly, 94

Bauschinger (Julius), Tafeln zur Theoretischen Astronomie,

46

Baxendell (J.), Report of the Fernley Observatory at Southport for 1901, 572

Bayliss (Dr.), Antidrome Vascular Dilatation obtainable from Posterior Spinal Roots of Pelvic Limb-nerves, 66

Bayliss (W. M.), on the Causation of the so-called ‘* Peripherab Reflex Secretion of the Pancreas, 333

Beaumont (W. Worby), Motor Vehicles and Motors, Supp. March 13, 1902, vi.

Beautiful Birds, Edmund Selous, 316, 392

Beck (R. and J.), a New Pattern Microscope, 142

Becquerel (Henri), Chemical Effects produced by Radium Radiation, 47 ; New Method of applying Thermocouple to determining Temperatures at a distance, 95 ; Radio-activity of Uranium, 167; Properties of Radiation from Kadio-active Bodies, 335

Bed, King Oy’s, H. G. Wells, 366 ; O. Fisher, 392

Beddard (Frank E., F.R.S.), the ‘* Chestnuts” of the Horse, 222; on the Tuft of Vibrisse commonly met with on the Wrists of Mammals, 431

Beechen Hedges on Elevated Ground, Wm. Gee, 535

Bell (Prof. F. Jeffrey), Sguz//a desmarest2, 366

Belloc (G.), Thermoelectricity of Steels and Nickel-Steels, 288.

Belly (Pierre), a Manometric Double Log, 95

Nature, ] June 12, 1902

Bemmelen (Dr. W. van), Magnetic Observations during Total Solar Eclipse of May 18, 1g01, 305 Bemont (G.), the Study of Fermentation Amy] Alcohol, 215 Benham (Prof, W. Blaxland), a Treatise on Zoology: the Platy- - helmia, Mesozoa and Nemertini, 361 Bennett (Dr. A. H.), Death of, 11 Bennett (Alfred William), Death of, 301 ; Obituary Notice of, 21 ec hoist (L.), Experimental Definition of the different kinds of _ X-rays by Radiochromometry, 335 Benthall (Dr. W.), Automatic Actions, 152 Bergen (Joseph Y.), Foundations of Botany, 4 Berkshire, Pine Grosbeak in, C. M. Rogers, 129 Bernacchi (Louis), to the South Polar Regions, Expedition of 1898-1900, 1 Bernard (1. M.), Unit of Classification in Systematic Biology, 95; Protoplasmic Networks, 534 ; Species Problem in Corals, _ 560 Bernouillan Function, Definitions of the, Prof. H. Renfer, 255 Berthelot (Daniel), the Boiling Point of Selenium, 528 Berthelot (M.): Chemical Reacticns determined by Radium, 23 ; Celebration of the Jubilee of, 80; Studies on Radium, 167 ; Composition of an Antique Vase, 455 ; Electromotive Forces, 603 Berthelot, and the Metals of Antiquity, Dr. J. H. Gladstone, F.R.S., 82 Bertolio (S.), Coltivazione delle Miniere, 151 Bertrand (Gabriel), on the Bluing of Certain Fungi, 216 Berwerth (Dr.), the Structure of Chondritic Meteorites, 160 _Berwerth (Dr. F.), Soundings from Eastern Mediterranean, 38 Beryllium, on a New Volatile Salt of, G. Urbain and H. Lacombe, 119 ; Notes on Quantitative Spectra of Beryllium, Prof. W. N. Hartley, F.R.S., 190 Bettesworth Book, the, Talks with a Surrey Peasant, George Bourne, 173 Bevan (P. V.), Phenomena of Combination of Hydrogen and Chlorine under Influence of Light, 72 Bevan, Cross and, Researches on Cellulose from 1895-1900, 52 Bicentennial of Yale University, Dr. D. C. Gilman, 44 Binot (Jean), Bacteriological Study of Mont Blanc, 504; Bacteriological Investigations on the Summit of Mont Blanc,

73

ohne Unit of Classification in Systematic, H. M. Bernard, 95; Development of Sagitta, L. Doncaster, 95; Botanik und Zoologie in Oesterreich in dem Jahren 1850 bis 1900. Festschrift v.d. K.K. Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 122; the New Biological Test for Blood in Relation to Zoological Classification, George H. F. Nuttall, 166; the **Chestnuts”’ of the Horse, Frank E. Beddard, F.R.S., 222; the Protozoa, Gary N. Calkins, 433; Functional Inertia, a Property of Protoplasm, Dr. D. F. Harris, 479; Functional Inertia of Plant Protoplasm, R. A. Robertson, 479; Proto- plasmic Networks, Henry M. Bernard, 534; Quantitative Investigations of Biological Problems, 521; Variation and Inheritance in the Paithenogenetic Generations of the Aphis Hyalopterus trirhodus, Dr. Warren, 521 ; Colour Matching in Cuckoo’s Eggs, Oswald Latter, 521 ; Modern Increase in the Expectation of Life, Prof. Flinders Petrie, Prof. Karl Pear- son, 521 ; Ciliated Grooves in the Brain of the Ammoccete, Arthur Dendy, 547; Development of the Layers of the Retina in the Chick after the Formation of the Optic Cup, John Cameron, 548; Early Development of Crzéred/a ocuia’a, Dr. Masterman, 551; Ferments and their Actions, Carl Oppenheimer, Dr. A. C. Houston, 582; Marine Biology : Marine Organism from South Africa, 287 ; Sguzlla desmarestz, Prof. F. Jeffrey Bell, 366; Pleuronectes, Liverpool Marine Biology Committee’s Memoirs on Typical British Marine Plants and Animals, F. J. Cole and Jas. Johnstone, 459 ; the Morphology of Pleuronectidx, J. T. Cunningham, 511 ; the Writer of the Review, 511; the Species Problem in Corals, Henry M. Bernard, 560; Swarm of Velella, Isaac C. Thompson, 560; Prof. Ch. S. Sherrington, F.R.S., 586; Rose Haig Thomas, 586; Peculiar Phenomena on the Cali- fornian Coast, Dr. H. P. Torrey, 573 ; Mechanismus und Vitalismus, O. Biitschli, Supp. April 24, 1902, x.

Biometrika, a Journal for the Statistical Study of Biological Problems, 106, 521

Birds : the Mummified Birds of Ancient Egypt, M. M. Lortet and Gaillard, 119 ; Strange Adventures in Dicky-bird Land, R. Kearton, 126; The Birds of South Africa, A. C. Stark,

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completed by W. L. Sclater, 244; Birds’ Capturing Butte flies and Moths in Flight, A. E. McKay, 247, 486; Oswald H. Latter. 273 ; Lilian J. Veley, 299, 392; Prof. Edward B. Poulton, F.R.S., 343, 465; W. Irving Fortescue, 344; A. H. Hamm, 366; C. G. Seligman, 366; Howard Fox, 366 ; John Hartley Durrant, 392; F. Finn, 415, 587; Dr. Ad Nicolas, 415 ; Birdsand Man, W. H. Hudson, 293 ; Beauti- ful Birds, Edmund Selous, 316, 392; The Home-Life. of Wild Birds, F. H. Herrick, 437; Report of the Society for the Protection of Birds, 444; Birds’ Nests, an Introduction to the Science of Caliology, Charles Dixon, 508; Colour Matching in Cuckoo’s Eggs, Oswald Latter, 521

Bison, the American, 516.

Blaauwbok of South Africa, the Extinct, G. Renshaw, 207

Blaise (E. E.) Synthesis of Ketones, 215; New Reactions of Organometallic Derivatives, 455

Blast Furnace Gases, Motive Power from, Bryan Donkin, 179

Blondlot (R.), on the Absence of Action of a Magnetic Field upon a Mass of Air which is the seat of a Current of Dis- placement, 119 ; the Laws of Electromagnetism for bodies in Motion, 421

Blood, the New Biological Test for, in Relation to Zoological Classification, George H. F. Nuttall, 166

Blythswood (Lord), the Red (C) Line of Hydrogen and the Zeeman Effect, 79 ee

Boat and Warrior Crew found at Roos in Holderness, Ancient Model of a, Thomas Sheppard, 256

Bocher (Maxime), Some Applications of the Method of Abridged Notation, 357

Bocher (Prof.), on Wronskians of Functions of a real Variable, 140

Bohm (Dr. August), Geschichte der Moranenkunde, 362

Boilers: Guide Pratique pour les Calculs de Résistance des Chaudiéres a Vapeur et l’essai des Matériaux Employés, G. Hain and E. Maire, 150

Boley (Pierre), Capillary Electrometer, 431

Bolza (Oskar), on Certain Pairs of Transcendental Functions whose roots separate each other, 117

Bone (Dr.), the Slow Oxidation of Methane at Low Tempera- tures, 477 he

Bone Instruments, Human, R. Quick, 350

Bonney (Prof. T. G., F.R.S.), the Relation of Certain Breccias to the Physical Geography of their Age, 405

Book of the Dead, the, E. A. Wallis Budge, 387

Boon (F. C.), a Commercial Geography of Foreign Nations, 245 a

Bordier (H.), the Action of High-frequency Cameco Animals, 239

Bore, the Severn, Kinematograph Pictures of the, Dr. Vaughan Cornish, 280; Chas. T. Whitmell, 344, E. W. Prevost, 366,

392

Borel (Emile), Lecons sur les Séries Divergentes, 2

Bornean Insects and Spiders, Mimicry Amongst, R. Shelford,

II

Boruttan (Prof.), Rhythm of Action Current of Frog’s Nerve under Strychnine Tetanus, 64

Bose (Prof. J. C.), Electric Response in Ordinary Plants under Mechanical Stimulus, 548

Botany : Foundations of Botany, Joseph Y. Bergen, 4; Disease in Plants, H. Marshall Ward, F.R.S., 28; Flowers of the Field, the late Rev. C. A. Johns, G. Ss Boulger, 29; Bulbi- form Seeds of Amaryllidez, Dr. A. B. Rendle, 38; the Formation of Vanillin, Henri. Lecomte, 47 ; Iboga and Ibogaine, J. Dybowski and Ed. Landrin, 48; Influence of Methylal on Growth of Algze in Soft Water, Raoul Bouilhac, 48 ; Irish Topographical Botany, R. L. Praeger, 53; Prac- tical Text-book of Plant Physiology, D. T. Macdougal, 53 ; Botany, an Elementary Text-book for Schools, C. H. Bailey, 53; Linnean Society, 71, 477; (1) the “Yuke” Plant, Stebera Deflexa, (2) Germinating Seeds of Avaucaria Bia- wellt, (3) Archidendron Solomonensis, W. Botting Hemsley, F.R.S., 71; a Laboratory Course in Plant Physiology, W. F. Ganong, 75; Methods in Plant Histology, Charles J. Chamberlain, 75; First Studies of Plant Life, Geo. Francis Atkinson, 75; the Ash Constituents of some Lakeland Leaves, Dr. P. Q. Keegan, 80; Insect and other Diseases of the Cacao and Sugar-cane Plants in the West Indies, 110; the Gum-fermentation of Sugar-cane Juice, R. Greig Smith, 168; on two Dwarf Japanese Trees, Pinus parvifolia and Thuja obtusa, Prof. F. E. Weiss, 119; Botanik und

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Zoologie in Oesterreich in den Yahren 1850 bis 1900, Fest- schrift v. d. K.K. Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 122; Bastarde zwischen Maisrassen mit besondere Beriicksichtigung der Xenien, Prof. C. Correns, 126; the Self-Educator in Botany, R. S. Wishart, 126; Death and Obituary Notice of Thomas Meehan, S. A. Skan, 132; Rubus Australis, Forster, the New Zealand ‘* Lawyer Vine,” Dr. A. B. Rendle, 141 ; the Proteolytic Enzyme of Nepenthes, Prof. S. 1. Vines, F.R.S., 141; Nepenthin, Prof. S. H. Vines, 231 ; on the Relation between Leaf Venation and the Presence of certain Chemical Constituents in the Oils of the Eucalypts, R. T. Baker and Henry G. Smith, 143 ; Composi- tion of the Reserve Carbohydrates in the Albumin of Seeds of the Butcher’s Broom, Georges Dubat, 143; the Economic Resources of the Straits Settlements and the Malay Peninsula, Hi. N. Ridley, 159; Protoplasmic Connections in Lichens, Dr. J. H. Salter, 167; Summary of the work at Antigua Botanic Station for the Year ending March 31, 1901, W. N. Sands, 208; Preliminary Account of the Prothallium of Phyl- loglossum, A. P. W. Thomas, 214 ; Chemistry of Chlorophyll, Edward Schunck, 214 ; Notes on the Sesquiterpene of Euca- lyptus Oils, Henry G. Smith, 216; on the Bluing of certain Fungi, Gabriel Bertrand, 216; Cherry Orchard Fungus, William Carruthers, F.R.S., 239, 413 3 W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, F.R.S., 296, 413 ; Cherry Leaf Disease, Alfred O. Walker, 218; Death of Alfred William Bennett, 301, Obituary Notice, 321 ; on the Assimilation of Sugar and of Alcohol by Zurotyopsés Gayoni, P. Mazé, 312; the Use of Linnean Specific Names, H. and J. Groves, 334 ; ‘‘ Predisposition and ‘‘ Immunity in Plants, Prof, i. Marshall Ward, F.R.S., 334; Gums, Resins and other Vegetable Exudations of Australia, ble Maiden, 335; Annals of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Cal- cutta, W. Botting Hemsley, F.R.S., 341; Fresh-Water Alga of the North of Ireland, W. West and Prof. G. S. West, 358; the Use of Anatomical Characters in the Identi- fication of Wood, Herbert Stone, Paper read at the Society of Arts, 379 ; Botany by Indian Foresters, Prof. W. R. Fisher, 413; Method of Investigating the Gravitational Sensitiveness of the Root-Tip, Francis Darwin, F.R.S., 431; Text-Book of Elementary Botany, Charlotte L. Lawrie, 437; Index Kewensis Plantarum Phanerogarum, Theophilus Durand, B. Daydon Jackson, 464 ; Root Irritation, Mr. Hart, 474; Two Plant Pests, 474 ; Journal of Botany, 476; Functional Inertia of Plant Protoplasm, R. A. Robertson, 479; Action of Temperature on the Mineral Absorption in Etiolated Plants, G. André, 504; Plant Structures, John M. Coulter, 508 ; Cultures of Saccharomyces and the Conditions of Spore Formation, B. T. P. Baker, 518 ; the Digestion of the Man- nane of the Tubercles of Orchids, II. Hérissey, 528 ; Studien ii. d. Milchsaft v. Schleimsaft der Pflanzen, Prof. Dr. Hans Molisch, 532; Beechen Hedges on Elevated Ground, Wm. Gee, 535 ; Destruction of Cell Walls by Bacteria, Erwin F. Smith, 542; Practice Adopted by the Australian Aborigines of Obtaining Water from the Roots of Plants, J. H. Maiden, 542 ; on the Fruit of AZelocanna linegarecte ies Dre} O! Stapf, 548; Electric Response in Ordinary Plants under Mechanical Stimulus, Prof. J. C. Bose, 548; Outlines of Botany, R. G. Leavitt, 557; an Interesting Case of Peloria, Dr. Masters, 574; Formation of Cleistogamic Flowers in Polygala, Dr. C. H. Shaw, 574; Magistri Salernitani nondum editi, Catalogo ragionato della Esposizione di Storia della Medi- cina, aperta in Torino nel 1898, Piero Giacosa, Supp. November 14, 1901, viii. ; British Vegetable Galls, an In- troduction to their Study, E. T. Connold, Supp. April 24, 1902, viii.

Bouasse (H.), Sturm’s Theorem on the Properties of Focal Lines, 593

Boudouard (O.), Alloys of Aluminium and Magnesium, 167 Bouilhac (Raoul), Influence of Methylal on Growth of Alge in Soft Waters, 48

Boulder-Clay, the