Harvey Bender Dies

Harvey Bender, who ran the human genetics program at the University of Notre Dame has died, according to the school. He was 78. Bender began teaching at Notre Dame in 1960, and his daughter Leslie estimates that he taught more than 14,500 students in his years there, the South Bend Tribune reports. "Dr.

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