1987 in science

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The year 1987 in science and technology involved many significant events, some listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

Genetics[edit]

History of science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Physics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • December 29 – Prozac makes its debut in the U.S.

Paleoanthropology[edit]

Technology[edit]

Zoology[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gene Technology". Txtwriter.com. 1987-11-06. p. 14. Retrieved 2010-04-03. 
  2. ^ Gödel, Kurt (1995). "Ontological Proof". Collected Works: Unpublished Essays & Lectures, Volume III. Oxford University Press. pp. 388, 403–404. ISBN 0-19-514722-7. 
  3. ^ Cimons, Marlene (21 March 1987). "U.S. Approves Sale of AZT to AIDS Patients". Los Angeles Times. p. 1. 
  4. ^ Buchwald, Dedra; Sullivan, John L.; Komaroff, Anthony L. (May 1987). "Frequency of 'Chronic Active Epstein-Barr Virus Infection' in a General Medical Practice". Journal of the American Medical Association 257 (17): 2303–7. doi:10.1001/jama.257.17.2303. PMID 3033338. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  5. ^ FDA Orange Book Detail for application N019643 showing approval for 20 mg tablets on August 31, 1987 and 40 mg tablets on December 14, 1988
  6. ^ Endo, Akira (October 2004). "The origin of the statins". Atherosclerosis Supplements 5 (3): 125–30. doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosissup.2004.08.033. ISSN 1567-5688. PMID 15531285. 
  7. ^ Cann, Rebecca L.; Stoneking, Mark; Wilson, Allan C. (1 January 1987). "Mitochondrial DNA and human evolution". Nature 325 (6099): 31–36. doi:10.1038/325031a0. PMID 3025745. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  8. ^ Newsweek 9 June 2008 p. 45.