Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, Volume 11

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Page 133 - Act, have carried on, in Great Britain, the business of a Chemist and Druggist, in the keeping of open shop for the compounding of the prescriptions of duly qualified medical practitioners...
Page 192 - Commission appointed to inquire into the best mode of distributing the Sewage of Towns, and applying it to beneficial and profitable uses.
Page 273 - They may be gaseous nebulae, which by the loss of heat or the influence of other forces have become crowded with portions of matter in a more condensed and opaque condition. 6. If the observations of Lord...
Page 262 - It is innocuous as compared with alcohol, it does infinitely less harm than opium ; it is in no sense worse than tea ; and by the side of high living, altogether contrasts most favourably.
Page 160 - Orphan School. Dear Venketreddy also was taken away with cholera. Then also dear Paul Leighton and others died. As frequent reference has previously been made to Paul Leighton, it may not be out of place here to give a short account of his early life.
Page 288 - Pollution Commissions may be best stated in the language of their commissions. They were appointed " for the purpose of inquiring how far the present use of rivers or running waters in England for the purpose of carrying off the sewage of towns and populous places, and the refuse arising from industrial processes and manufactures, can be prevented without risk to the public health, or serious injury to such processes and manufactures, and how far such sewage and refuse can be utilized and got rid...
Page 66 - A strip of blackened zinc-foil placed at the focus is pierced and inflamed by the invisible rays. By gradually drawing the strip through the focus, it may be kept blazing with its characteristic purple light for a considerable time. This experiment is particularly...
Page 104 - The Philosophy of Health; or, an Exposition of the Physiological and Sanitary Conditions conducive to Human Longevity and Happiness. By SOUTHWOOD SMITH, MD Eleventh Edition, revised and enlarged; with 113 Woodcuts.
Page 155 - ... that of an equal volume of air at the same temperature and pressure. The standard temperature is 60° F., and the pressure is that capable of sustaining 30 inches of mercury.
Page 136 - Gibbs says, but except so far as Laurent's suggestion goes, invented it and published it in all its details some years before it was accepted by a single chemist. In conclusion I have only to ask that future historians will do justice to the memory of Auguste Laurent, and will ascribe to whom it is due the...

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