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Biomedical research and technology benefits of the space program

Biomedical research and technology benefits of the space program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Space of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, June 15, 1992.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- Research -- United States.,
  • Medicine -- Research -- United States.,
  • Medical technology -- Research -- United States.,
  • Biomedical engineering -- Research -- United States.,
  • Space biology -- Research -- United States.,
  • Space medicine -- Research -- United States.

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    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 125 p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17750036M


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