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Who Will Do the Science of the Future?

A Symposium on Careers of Women in Science (Compass Series)

by National Academy of Sciences U.S.

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • General,
  • Science / History,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358329M
    ISBN 100309071852
    ISBN 109780309071857


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