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Kimball C. Atwood 3rd, a geneticist who developed molecular hybridization for chromo- some analysis, died October 13 at his home in Woods Hole, Mass. He was 71 years old.

From 1961 to 1969, Atwood worked at the University of Illinois, Urbana, as head of the department of microbiology. From 1969 to 1987, he was a professor of human genetics and development at Columbia University. He received his M.D. from New York University College of Medicine in 1942.

Frederic A. Gibbs, a neurologist and an epilepsy researcher, died October 18 in Northbrook, Ill. He was 89 years old. In 1944, as a professor of neurology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Gibbs founded the university's Clinic for Epilepsy, the first in the United States.

He is well known for using electroencephalograph (EEG) patterns to investigate epileptic seizures.

Gibbs received his M.D. from Johns...

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