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Genetics in the atomic age

C. Auerbach

Genetics in the atomic age

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Published by Oliver and Boyd .
Written in English


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Genetics in the atomic age. New York, Oxford Univ. Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Auerbach, Charlotte. Genetics in the atomic age. New York, Oxford Univ.

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Auerbach was a pioneering geneticist, an expert on radiation, chemicals, and genetic mutations, and author of ninety-six scientific papers and a book, Genetics in the Atomic Age (). She was also an active supporter of nuclear disarmament and opponent of the system of apartheid.

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