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Journal of Biosciences

, 33:669 | Cite as

What history tells us XV. Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897–1967) — A chemical dynamic vision of the organic world

  • Michel Morange
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Keywords

Adaptation autosynthesis coding problem neo-Lamarckism steady state 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre Cavaillès, Ecole normale supérieureParis Cedex 05France

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