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Exploding the gene myth how genetic information is produced and manipulated by scientists, physicians, employers, insurance companies, educators and law enforcers by Ruth Hubbard

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, Massachusetts .
Written in English


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StatementRuth Hubbard, Elijah Wald.
ContributionsWald, Elijah.
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. n.e.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22165456M
ISBN 100807004197

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