Science, Band 20

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1892
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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Seite 63 - 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 ourselvos responsible for any view or opinions expressed in the communications of our correspondents. Attention Is called to the "Wants
Seite 48 - Beetle," should have read: •• Our statement upon page 8 was a general one, based upon the observed shortness of the larval life, and upon the fact that the earliest larvse mature before the end of May, and upon the additional fact that we know that newly developed beetles are found early in June. Prof. John B. Smith, in a paper read before the Entomological Club of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in August of this year, made the statement that there is but one annual...
Seite 173 - If a straight line meet two straight lines, so as to make the two interior angles on the same side of it taken together less than two right angles...
Seite 28 - The Speech of Monkeys." This work embodies his researches up to the present time. It is divided into two parts, the first being a record of experiments witli monkeys and other animals, and the second part a treatise on the theory of speech. The work is written so as to bring the subject within reach of the casual reader without impairing its scientific value.
Seite 154 - From an original, on ordinary paper with any pen, 100 copies can be made.
Seite 28 - By CH GRANDGENT, Director of Modern Language Instruction in the Boston Public Schools. Illustrated. 12mo. Cloth, vi + 42 pages. Mailing price, 55 cents; for introduction, 50 cents. /CONTAINS a detailed account of the sounds that occur in German and English speech, a description of the principal local variations in the pronunciation of both languages, and a series of diagrams showing the positions of the vocal organs during the formation of the vowels and thu more difficult consonants.
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Seite 81 - Landa (Fig. 25) as expressing the sounds /, e, ie, le, the lasso, the sling ; and, indeed, in the figure below a turkey is seen hanging in the sling. I do not venture to settle the question by giving an explanation of this hieroglyph. I will only remark that the second element of this sign, that given by Landa as expressing the sound e, occurs in various compound hieroglyphs (see Figs.
Seite 46 - The characters are taken and numbered in the same order as in Fig. 2. No. 1 is supposed with good reason to be a deity symbol, the name however undetermined. Assuming this to be correct, I translate the group as follows: (Deity) xan yalcab kal-cab, " As " or "in the name of (the deity) slowly gather the swarm of bees and inclose them in a hive.

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