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James Crow Dies

James Crow, who was a population geneticist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has died, reports The New York Times. He was 95. Crow studied mutational load, and was part of on a National Academy of Sciences committee that assessed mutational damage to the populations of Hiroshima and Nagasaki following the use of atomic bombs there. He also was on a committee that paved the way for using DNA forensics in court.

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