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Bio2010 : transforming undergraduate education for future research biologists / Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, the National Research Council of the National Academies.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-08535-7 (pbk.)

1. Biology—Study and teaching (Higher)—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century.

QH319.A1 B56 2002

570′.71′173—dc21

2002152267

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