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The smallest form of life yet?

  • Vidyanand Nanjundiah
Commentary

Keywords

Living Creature Haldane Powerful Constraint Small Form Increase Body Size 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Science and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ResearchBangaloreIndia

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