CONTENTS.
VOL. LVIII.
No. 347.
A Research into the Elasticity of the Living Brain and the Conditions Governing the Recovery of the Brain after Coropression for short Periods. By A. G. Levy, M.B. (London).
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On the Temperature of the Carbons of the Electric Arc; with a Note on the Temperature of the Sun. Experiments made at Daramona, Streete, Co. Westmeath. By W. E. Wilson, M.R.I.A., and P. L. Gray, B.Sc., A.R.C.S.
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No. 348.
The Stresses and Strains in Isotropic Elastic Solid Ellipsoids in Equilibrium under Bodily Forces derivable from a Potential of the Second Degree. By C. Chree, M.A., Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, Superintendent of Kew Observatory.
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Micro-Metallography of Iron. Part I. By Thomas Andrews, F.R.S., M.Inst.C.E.
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April 25, 1895.
On a Gas showing the Spectrum of Helium, the reputed cause of D3, one of the Lines in the Coronal Spectrum. Preliminary Note. By William Ramsay, F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry, University College, London.
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On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite. Preliminary Note. By J. Norman Lockyer, C.B., F.R.S.
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Acokanthera Schimperi: its Natural History, Chemistry, and Pharmacology. By Thomas R. Fraser, M.D., LL.D., F.R.S., Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Edinburgh; and Joseph Tillie, M.D., F.R.S.E., Lecturer on Experimental Pharmacology in the University of Edinburgh.
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The Development of Asterina gibbosa. By E. W. MacBride, B.A., Demonstrator of Animal Morphology to the University of Cambridge. [Title only.].
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List of Presents.
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No. 349. - May 2, 1895.
List of Candidates recommended for Election.
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Helium, a Gaseous Constituent of certain Minerals. Part I. By William Ramsay, F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry in University College, London.
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Alternate Current Dynamo Electric Machines. By J. Hopkinson, F.R.S., and E. Wilson.
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Note on the Relations of Sensory Impressions and Sensory Centres to Voluntary Movements. By H. Charlton Bastian, M.D., F.R.S., Professor of Clinical Medicine in University College, London.
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The Easciola Cinerea; its Relation to the Fascia Dentata and to the Nerves of Lancisi. By Alex Hill, M.D., Master of Downing College.
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An Attempt to Cultivate Parasitic Protozoa from Malignant Tumours, Vaccinia, Molluscum Contagiosum, and certain Normal Tissues, together with Infection Experiments carried out with the Culture Media, and a Note on the Treatment of Cancer. By Samuel G. Shattock and Charles A. Ballance. [Title only.].
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List of Presents.
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May 9, 1895.
Bakerian Lecture. - On the Laws of Connexion between the Conditions of Chemical Change and its Amount. By A. Vernon Harcourt, M.A., F.R.S., Student of Christ Church, and Lee's Reader in Chemistry, and William Esson, M.A., F.R.S., Fellow of Merton College and Deputy Savilian Professor of Geometry in the University of Oxford. III. Further Researches on the Reaction of Hydrogen Dioxide and Hydrogen Iodide.
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On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite. Second Note. By J. Norman Lockyer, C.B., F.R.S.
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On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite. Third Note. By J. Norman Lockyer, C.B., F.R.S.
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Action du Fluor sur l'Argon. By M. Henri Moissan.
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List of Presents.
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May 16, 1895.
On Measurements of small Strains in the Testing of Materials and Structures. By J. A. Ewing, M.A., F.R.S., Professor of Mechanism and Applied Mechanics in the University of Cambridge.
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The Electrical Measurement of Starlight. Observations made at the Observatory of Daramona House, co. Westmeath, in April, 1895. Preliminary Report. By G. M. Minchin, M.A.
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The Complete System of the Periods of a Hollow Vortex Ring. By H. C. Pocklington, B.A., Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.
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India's Contribution to Geodesy. By General J. T. Walker, R.E., C.B., F.R.S., LL.D., late Surveyor-General of India.
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List of Presents.
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May 30, 1895.
On the Temperature Variation of the Thermal Conductivity of Rocks. By Lord Kelvin, P.R.S., and J. R. Erskine Murray, B.Sc., 1851 Exhibition Scholar.
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The Kinematics of Machines. By T. A. Hearson, M.Inst.C.E., Professor of Mechanism and Hydraulic Engineering; Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill.
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On the Effect of Pressure of the Surrounding Gas on the Temperature of the Crater of an Electric Arc Light. Preliminary Notes of Observations made at Daramona, Strcete, co. Westmeath. By W. E. Wilson.
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Note on the Motions of and within Molecules; and on the Significance of the Ratio of the two Specific Heats in Gases. By G. Johnstone Stoney, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S.
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On the Velocities of the Ions. By W. C. Dampier Whetham, M.A., Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
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List of Presents.
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No. 350. - June 13, 1895.
Election of Fellows.
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On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite. Fourth Note. By J. Norman Lockyer, C.B., F.R.S.
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On the new Gas obtained from Uraninite. Fifth Note. By J. Norman Lockyer, C.B., F.R.S.
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Further Observations on the Organisation of the Fossil Plants of the Coal-Measures. Part III. Lyginodendron and Heterangium. By W. C. Williamson, LL.D., F.R.S., Emeritus Professor of Botany in the Owens College, Manchester, and D. H. Scott, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S., Honorary Keeper of the Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Gardens, Kew.
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On the Origin of the Triradiate Spicules of Leucosolenia. By E. A. Minchin.
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Experimental Degenerations following Unilateral Lesions of the Cortex Cerebri in the Bonnet Monkey (Macacus Sinicus). By E. Linden Mellus, M.D.
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On the Cause of the Differences in Lichtenberg's Dust-Figures. Preliminary Note. By Silvanus P. Thompson, D.Sc., F.R.S.
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Theorems on the Attraction of Ellipsoids for certain Laws of Force other than the Inverse Square. By Dr. E. J. Routh, F.R.S.
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List of Presents.
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June 20, 1895.
On the Magnetical Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. "Penguin," 1890-93. By Captain E. W. Creak, R.N., F.R.S.
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A Dynamical Theory of the Electric and Luminiferous Medium. Part II. Theory of Electrons. By Joseph Larmor, F.R.S., Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.
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On the Refractive Index of Water at Temperatures between 0° and 10°. By Sir John Conroy, Bart., F.R.S., Fellow and Bedford Lecturer of Balliol College, and Millard Lecturer of Trinity College, Oxford.
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On the Magnetic Rotation of the Plane of Polarisation of Light in Liquids. Part I. Carbon Bisulphide and Water. By J. W. Rodger, Assoc.R.C.S., Demonstrator of Chemistry, and W. Watson, B.Sc., Assoc.R.C.S., Demonstrator of Physics, Royal College of Science, London.
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The Influence of the Cerebral Cortex on the Larynx. By J. S. Risien Russell, M.D., M.R.C.P., Assistant Physician to the Metropolitan Hospital.
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An Enquiry into the Nature of the Vesicating Constituent of Croton Oil. By Wyndham R. Dunstan, M.A., F.R.S., and Miss L. E. Boole, F.I.C., Lecturer on Chemistry in the London School of Medicine for Women.
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Note on Regression and Inheritance in the case of Two Parents. By Karl Pearson, University College, London.
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On the Occlusion of Oxygen and Hydrogen by Platinum Black. Part I. By Ludwig Mond, F.R.S., William Ramsay, Ph.D., F.R.S., and John Shields, D.Sc., Ph.D.
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On the Electrolysis of Gases. By J. J. Thomson, M.A., F.R.S., Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics, Cambridge.
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On the Evolution of the Vertebral Column of Amphibia and Amniota. By Hans Gadow, M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S.
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Spectra from Swedish Bessemer Works. By C. J. Lundström [Title only].
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Remarks on the Origin of some of the Lines and Bands observed in the Spectra from Swedish Bessemer Works. By W. N. Hartley, F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry, Royal College of Science for Ireland [Title only].
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List of Presents.
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No. 351.
Fourth Report of the Royal Society Water Research Committee. By Percy F. Frankland, Ph.D., B.Sc., F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry in Mason College, Birmingham, and H. Marshall Ward, D.Sc.. F.R.S., F.L.S., F.R.H.S., Professor of Botany, Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill. - "On the Biology of Bacillus ramosus (Fraenkel), a Schizomycete of the River Thames," By Prof. H. Marshall Ward.
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No. 352.
An Attempt to cultivate Parasitic Protozoa from Malignant Tumours, Vaccinia, Molluscum Contagiosum, and certain Normal Tissues, together with Infection Experiments carried out with the Culture Media, and a Note on the Treatment of Cancer. By Samuel G. Shattock and Charles A. Ballance.
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Obituary Notices: -
Arthur Cayley.
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Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, Bart., G.C.B.
Valentine Ball.
John Whitaker Hulke.
Henry John Carter.
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James Dwight Dana.
Index.
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Errata.
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