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Published by Mitchell Lane in Bear, Del .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Cambridge
    • Subjects:
    • Weinberg, Robert A. 1942- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Weinberg, Robert A. 1942-,
    • Oncologists -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Oncogenes -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Oncologists.,
    • Cancer -- Research.

    • About the Edition

      Details the life of Robert Weinberg and his involvement in research into the genetic causes of cancer.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAnn Gaines and Jim Whiting ; with a review by Florence Schmieg.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesUnlocking the secrets of science
      ContributionsWhiting, Jim, 1943-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC268.42.W45 G35 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3948861M
      ISBN 101584150955
      LC Control Number2001038868


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