The changing length of PhDs

@article{Russo2004TheCL,
  title={The changing length of PhDs},
  author={Eugene Russo},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={431},
  pages={382-383}
}
  • E. Russo
  • Published 16 September 2004
  • Education
  • Nature
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