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Advice to a young scientist

P. B. Medawar

Advice to a young scientist

by P. B. Medawar

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Vocational guidance

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementP. B. Medawar.
    SeriesThe Alfred P. Sloan Foundation series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ147 .M38 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4400780M
    ISBN 100060130296
    LC Control Number79001676

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