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Scientist Stephen Jay Gould Dead

Paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould, who unlocked the mysteries associated with evolution for millions of viewers with essays on the panda's extra lawyers thumb and also assisted carry all-natural history museums to well-liked audiences, died Monday from his house in Ny after a lengthy struggle with cancer.

Gould, a Harvard professor best noted for modifying Charles Darwin's theories, died in 10:35 a.m., a spokeswoman with his Harvard office said. He was 60.

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