Displaying the researched body: Growing cell portraits in a medical museum

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Displaying the researched body : Growing cell portraits in a medical museum. / Whiteley, Louise; Tybjerg, Karin; Pedersen, Bente Vinge.

In: Leonardo & Leonardo Music Journal, Vol. 50, No. 1, 01.02.2017, p. 86-87.

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Whiteley, L, Tybjerg, K & Pedersen, BV 2017, 'Displaying the researched body: Growing cell portraits in a medical museum', Leonardo & Leonardo Music Journal, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 86-87. https://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_01358

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Whiteley, L., Tybjerg, K., & Pedersen, B. V. (2017). Displaying the researched body: Growing cell portraits in a medical museum. Leonardo & Leonardo Music Journal, 50(1), 86-87. https://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_01358

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Whiteley L, Tybjerg K, Pedersen BV. Displaying the researched body: Growing cell portraits in a medical museum. Leonardo & Leonardo Music Journal. 2017 Feb 1;50(1):86-87. https://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_01358

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Whiteley, Louise ; Tybjerg, Karin ; Pedersen, Bente Vinge. / Displaying the researched body : Growing cell portraits in a medical museum. In: Leonardo & Leonardo Music Journal. 2017 ; Vol. 50, No. 1. pp. 86-87.

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