1944 in science

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The year 1944 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  • August 7 – IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator, best known as the Harvard Mark I.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Avery, Oswald T.; MacLeod, Colin M.; McCarty, Maclyn (1944-02-01). "Studies on the Chemical Nature of the Substance Inducing Transformation of Pneumococcal Types: Induction of TransFormation by a Desoxyribonucleic Acid Fraction Isolated from Pneumococcus Type III". The Journal of Experimental Medicine (Rockefeller University Press) 79 (2): 137–158. doi:10.1084/jem.79.2.137. PMC 2135445. PMID 19871359. Retrieved 2011-11-30.  (Received for publication 1 November 1943.)
  2. ^ Fruton, Joseph S. (1999). Proteins, Enzymes, Genes: the interplay of chemistry and biology. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press. pp. 438–440. ISBN 0-300-07608-8. 
  3. ^ Guggisberg, Charles Albert Walter (1961). Simba: the life of the lion. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. 
  4. ^ "Crystal Statistics. I. A Two-Dimensional Model with an Order-Disorder Transition". Physical Review 65: 117–149. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.65.117. 
  5. ^ Asperger, H. (1991) [1944]. "'Autistic psychopathy' in childhood". In Frith, Uta. Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Cambridge University Press. pp. 37–92. ISBN 0-521-38448-6. 
  6. ^ Heinz, W. C. (1988). Inventor: the Dave Sheridan Story. Albany, NY: Albany Medical Center.