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Biotechnology unglued science, society and social cohesion

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biotechnology -- Social aspects.,
  • Biotechnologie -- Aspect social.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael D. Mehta.
ContributionsMehta, Michael D., 1965-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP248.23 .B566 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3464527M
ISBN 100774811331
LC Control Number2005434435
OCLC/WorldCa57062844

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