The Human, Human Rights and DNA Identity Tests: Introduction to Special Issue

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The Human, Human Rights and DNA Identity Tests : Introduction to Special Issue. / Vaisman, Noa.

In: Science, Technology & Human Values, Vol. 43, No. 1, 01.2018, p. 3-20.

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Vaisman, N 2018, 'The Human, Human Rights and DNA Identity Tests: Introduction to Special Issue', Science, Technology & Human Values, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 3-20.

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Vaisman, N. (2018). The Human, Human Rights and DNA Identity Tests: Introduction to Special Issue. Science, Technology & Human Values, 43(1), 3-20.

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Vaisman N. The Human, Human Rights and DNA Identity Tests: Introduction to Special Issue. Science, Technology & Human Values. 2018 Jan;43(1):3-20.

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Vaisman, Noa. / The Human, Human Rights and DNA Identity Tests : Introduction to Special Issue. In: Science, Technology & Human Values. 2018 ; Vol. 43, No. 1. pp. 3-20.

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