Corpus ID: 2094558

SENTIENCE AND PAIN IN INVERTEBRATES Report to Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety

@inproceedings{Smme2005SENTIENCEAP,
  title={SENTIENCE AND PAIN IN INVERTEBRATES Report to Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety},
  author={Lauritz S{\o}mme},
  year={2005}
}

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