The Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art, Volume 17

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Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, 1867 - Industrial arts
 

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Page 303 - When the ether spray thus produced is directed upon the outer skin, the skin is rendered insensible within a minute; but the effects do not end here. So soon as the skin is divided, the ether begins to exert on the nervous filaments the double action of cold and of etherization : so that the narcotism can be extended deeply to any desired extent. Pure rectified ether used in this manner is entirely negative ; it causes no irritation, and may be applied to a deep wound, as I shall show, without any...
Page 261 - a special mineralization producing a bituminous matter instead of coal or lignite. This operation is not attributable to heat, nor of the nature of a distillation, but is due to chemical reactions at the ordinary temperature, and under the normal conditions of climate.
Page 199 - For the sick-room, free ventilation, when it can be secured, together with an even temperature, is all that can be required. " 2. For rapid deodorization and disinfection, chlorine is the most effective agent known. "3. For steady and continuous effect ozone is the best agent known. "4, In the absence of ozone, iodine exposed, in the solid form, to the air is the best.
Page 344 - 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 20 - I sat in the electricians' room, a flash of light came up from the deep, which having crossed to Ireland, came back to me in mid-ocean, telling that those so dear to me, whom I had left on the banks of the Hudson, were well, and following us with their wishes and their prayers. (Applause.) This was like a whisper of God from the sea, bidding me keep heart and hope.

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