1968 in science

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The year 1968 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  1. ^ Nature 218 pp. 731–732.
  2. ^ Altbach, Philip Gabriel; Hoshino, Edith S. (1995). International Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia. Garland Publishing. p. 65. ISBN 978-0-8153-0786-0. 
  3. ^ Kane, Joseph Nathan (1997). Famous First Facts: A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries, and Inventions in American History (5th ed.). The H.W. Wilson Company. p. 67. ISBN 0-8242-0930-3. 
  4. ^ English, W. K.; Engelbart, D. C. (1968-12-09). "A Research Center for Augmenting Human Intellect". AFIPS Conference Proceedings of the 1968 Fall Joint Computer Conference. Augment 33 (San Francisco): 395–410. 3954. 
  5. ^ Tweney, Dylan (2008-09-12). "Dec. 9, 1968: The Mother of All Demos". Wired News. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  6. ^ Metz, Cade (2008-12-11). "The Mother of All Demos — 150 years ahead of its time". The Register. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  7. ^ "A definition of irreversible coma: report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Harvard Medical School to examine the definition of brain death". Journal of the American Medical Association 205 (6): 337–340. 1968. doi:10.1001/jama.205.6.337. 
  8. ^ Machado, Calixto (2005). "The first organ transplant from a brain-dead donor". Neurology 64 (11): 1938–42. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000163515.09793.cb. 
  9. ^ "1968: Georges Charpak revolutionizes detection". CERN. 2008. Retrieved 2011-02-28. 
  10. ^ Darley, J. M. & Latané, B. (1968). "Bystander intervention in emergencies: Diffusion of responsibility". Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 8: 377–383. doi:10.1037/h0025589.