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Survival of the sickest

a medical maverick discovers why we need disease

by Sharon Moalem

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Published by Harper in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Disease susceptibility,
  • Genetic aspects,
  • Human evolution

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSharon Moalem with Jonathan Prince
    ContributionsPrince, Jonathan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB155 .M59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26643736M
    ISBN 10000725654X
    ISBN 109780007256549
    OCLC/WorldCa175283610

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