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Starved for Science

How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674033474

Publication Date: 08/05/2009

Short

256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

3 halftones, 1 line illustration, 2 tables

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