Innovation was not enough a history of the Midwestern Universities Research Association (MURA)

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Published by World Scientific in Hackensack, N.J .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementLawrence Jones ... [et al.].
ContributionsJones, Lawrence W. 1925-
LC ClassificationsQC787.P3 I516 2009
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22796453M
ISBN 109789812832832
LC Control Number2008052809

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