Chance and Design Reminiscences of Science in Peace and War by Alan Hodgkin

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  • Animal physiology,
  • History of science,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Childhood Memoir,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Childhood Memoir,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Personal Memoirs,
  • Hodgkin, A. L.--(Alan L.),
  • Technology / General,
  • History

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7741408M
ISBN 100521456037
ISBN 109780521456036

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