PNAS Anniversary Timeline

Explore 100 years of science and world events along with landmark papers published in PNAS.

PNAS was established in 1914 by the National Academy of Sciences to publish brief announcements of the most important research contributions of Academy members and those whose work they felt was significant, and in 1915 the first issue was published. For more information about the centennial see the ;xSTx;a href=" ";xETx;Editorial;xSTx;/a;xETx; from Editor-in-Chief Inder Verma. ;xNLx;

Atomic Energy Act Passed

Quantum Fields- Julian Schwinger

The Expanding Universe - Edwin Hubble

Game Theory - John Nash

Jumping Genes - Barbara McClintock

The Structure of Proteins - Linus Pauling

Nuclear Transplantation - Briggs and King

Semi-Conservative DNA Replication - Meselson and Stahl

Nerve Growth Factor - Rita Levi-Montalcini

Restriction Enzymes - Dana and Nathans

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