1858 in science

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The year 1858 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Archaeology[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Biology[edit]

  • William Herschel initiates fingerprinting as a means of identification, in Bengal.[1]
  • Rudolf Virchow publishes Die Cellularpathologie in ihrer Begründung auf physiologische und pathologische Gewebelehre: 20 Vorlesungen, gehalten während der Monate Februar, März und April 1858 im Pathologischen Institut zu Berlin.
  • George Bentham's Handbook of the British flora is published. This will be in use (in editions edited by Joseph Dalton Hooker) for a century.

Evolution[edit]

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Mathematics[edit]

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Psychiatry[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Herschel, William J. (1916). The Origin of Finger-Printing. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-1-104-66225-7. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ "The Zambesi Expedition". Livingstone Online. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. ^ Pickover, Clifford A. (2006). The Möbius Strip: Dr. August Möbius's Marvelous Band in Mathematics, Games, Literature, Art, Technology, and Cosmology. Thunder's Mouth Press. ISBN 1-56025-826-8. 
  5. ^ Herges, Rainer (2005). "Möbius, Escher, Bach – Das unendliche Band in Kunst und Wissenschaft". Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau: 301–310. ISSN 0028-1050. 
  6. ^ Rodley, Chris, ed. (1997). Lynch on Lynch. London. p. 231. 
  7. ^ Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (London) 148 (1858). Repr. Cayley, Arthur (2009) [1889]. The Collected Mathematical Papers. Cambridge Library Collection – Mathematics 2. Cambridge University Press. pp. 475–96. ISBN 978-1-108-00507-4. archive. 
  8. ^ Dieudonné, Jean, ed. (1978). "III". Abrégé d'histoire des mathématiques 1700-1900 1. Paris: Hermann. p. 96. 
  9. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 156. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  10. ^ "Thomas Bevill Peacock (1812-1882), 19th Century Cardiologist". Journal of the American Medical Association 203 (9): 801. 1968. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140090185016. Retrieved 2011-03-30. 
  11. ^ Bouchut, E. (1858). "D'une nouvelle méthode de traitement du croup par le tubage du larynx" [On a new method of treatment for croup by larynx intubation]. Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale de Médecine (in French) 23: 1160–2. Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  12. ^ Trede K, Baldessarini RJ, Viguera AC, Bottero A (2009). "Treatise on insanity in pregnant, postpartum, and lactating women (1858) by Louis-Victor Marcé: a commentary". Harvard Review of Psychiatry 17 (2): 157–65. doi:10.1080/10673220902891802. PMID 19373623. Retrieved 11 December 2009. 
  13. ^ "ss Great Eastern". Brunel 200. 2006. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2011-06-29.