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The lottery of life

Philippe Frossard

The lottery of life

the new genetics and the future of mankind

by Philippe Frossard

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Published by Bantam Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical genetics,
  • Genetic engineering

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilippe Frossard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 252 p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20354114M
    ISBN 100593024664
    OCLC/WorldCa59839043


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