1838 in science

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The year 1838 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  1. ^ Sulloway, F. J. (1982). "The Beagle collections of Darwin's finches (Geospizinae)". Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 43 (2): 49–94. 
  2. ^ Sulloway, F. J. (1982). "Darwin and his finches: the evolution of a legend". Journal of the History of Biology 15: 1–53. doi:10.1007/BF00132004. 
  3. ^ Mulder, G. J. (1838). "Over Proteine en hare Verbindingen en Ontledingsproducten". Natuur- en scheikundig Archief 6: 87–162. 
  4. ^ Vickery, Hubert Bradford (1950). "The Origin of the Word Protein". Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 22 (5): 387–93. PMC 2598953. PMID 15413335. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  5. ^ Heinrich, Herbert (December 1938). "The Discovery of Galvanoplasty and Electrotyping". Journal of Chemical Education: 565–575. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  6. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 69. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  7. ^ "Down's syndrome". Whonamedit?. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  8. ^ Burke, James (1978). Connections. London: Macmillan. p. 239. ISBN 0-333-24827-9. 
  9. ^ "Steamship Curaçao". Archived from the original on 24 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-02-02. 
  10. ^ "Icons, a portrait of England 1820-1840". Archived from the original on 22 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  11. ^ Grantham, John (1859). On Iron Ship Building (2nd ed.). London: Lockwood. pp. 13–14. 
  12. ^ Patent No. 7615, Obtaining motive power from inflammable gases by compression and explosion.
  13. ^ Clerk, Dugald (1897). Gas and Oil Engines. London: Longman Green & Co.