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Chance in Biology

Using Probability to Explore Nature

by Mark Denny

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Mathematics for scientists & engineers,
  • Probability & statistics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758252M
    ISBN 100691094942
    ISBN 109780691094946

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