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Volume 130 Number 3277 pp253 - 288


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Differential Fertility and Family Allowances p253

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Book Reviews

Introduction to the History of Science p255

E. J. HOLMYARD

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(1) What Bird is That? a Guide to the Birds of Australia (2) New Zealand Birds p257

G. M. MATHEWS

doi:10.1038/130257a0


Ministero dell' Agricoltura e delle Foreste: Direzione-Generale dell' Agricoltura La pesca nei mari e nelle acque interne d' Italia: notiziario tecnico e legislativo e repertorio della industria e del commercio dei prodotti pescherecci p258

E. FORD

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The Internal Combustion Engine p259

doi:10.1038/130259a0


Smoke: a Study of Aerial Disperse Systems p260

E. N. DA C. A.

doi:10.1038/130260a0


Handbuch der Experimentalphysik p261

H. J.

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Vital Records in the Tropics p261

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Handbuch der Geophysik p261

H. J.

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Business and Science: being Collected Papers read to the Department of Industrial Co-operation at the Centenary Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, London, September 1931 p262

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Sexual Life in Ancient Greece p262

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A History of Later Greek Literature: from the Death of Alexander in 323 BC to the Death of Justinian in 565 AD p262

T. G.

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Scientific Research and Industrial Development p263

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The Structure of Wind over Level Country* p265

A. H. R. G.

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Sadi Carnot, 1795–1832 p266

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Obituaries

Mr. George Barrow p267

J. S. F.

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Mr. R. Staples-Browne, M.B.E p267

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[Obituary] p268

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Future Research Work in Prehistory p268

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Dental Mutilation in Early Times p268

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Radio Communication with very Short Waves p269

doi:10.1038/130269a0


West Indian Hurricane Season p269

doi:10.1038/130269b0


Laboratory for Freshwater Biological Research on Windermere p269

doi:10.1038/130269c0


Dungeness Preservation Fund p269

doi:10.1038/130269d0


The Grid and the Cost of Electricity p270

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Monument to Otto Lilienthal p270

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The Workers' Educational Association and Science p270

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The Science Museum during 1931 p271

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Safety in Mines p271

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Geodetic Surveying in the United States p271

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Czechoslovakian Contributions to Science p271

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Colloid Aspects of Textile Materials p272

doi:10.1038/130272a0


Swedish Meteorology p272

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Announcements p272

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Letters to Editor

Theory of Induced Polarities in Benzene p273

A. LAPWORTH & R. ROBINSON

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Emulsification p274

J. B. SPEAKMAN & N. H. CHAMBERLAIN

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Inhibition of Enzymes by Carcinogenic Compounds p274

E. BOYLAND

doi:10.1038/130274b0


Isolation of Chemically Unstable Substances from Animal Tissues p275

M. G. EGGLETON & P. EGGLETON

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Observations on Filmed and Filtered Vowels p275

E. W. SCRIPTURE

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Diffraction of Gas Atoms p276

H. S. W. MASSEY & C. B. O. MOHR

doi:10.1038/130276a0


The Velocity of Light p277

ROY J. KENNEDY

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Metabolic Rate and Habitat p277

H. MUNRO Fox & B. G. SIMMONDS

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Nitrogen Requirements of the Lactic Acid Bacteria p278

BLYTHE A. EAGLES & WILFRID SADLER

doi:10.1038/130278a0


The So-called Marsupial Bone in a Micro-chiropteran p278

HIMADRI KUMAR MOOKERJEE

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Occurrence of the Cyclopoid, Herrmannella rostrata Canu, in Cardiam edule p279

J. H. FRASER

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Habits of the Toad, Ceratophrys p279

C. W. PARSONS

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The Andean Eruption and Sunset and Sunrise Glows in South Africa p279

H. SPENCER JONES

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Aurignacian Flint Implements from Raised-Beaches underlying the Brown Boulder Clay p279

J. P. T. BURCHELL

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Research Items p280

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Astronomical Topics p282

doi:10.1038/130282a0


The University of Rangoon p283

D. H. PEACOCK

doi:10.1038/130283a0


The Late Palæolithic Inhabitants of Palestine* p284

doi:10.1038/130284a0


Recent Archæological Field Work in England p285

doi:10.1038/130285a0


Submarine Gravity Survey in the Bahamas p285

doi:10.1038/130285b0


Calendar of Geographical Exploration p286

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Societies and Academies p286

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Forthcoming Events p288

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Miscellany

Official Publications Received p288

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