Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

Borlaug Day March 25, 2014

Filed under: Economics,Neat,Science,Stuff,World Peace — wumpushunter @ 8:00 am
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If you were going to give an award to a person for saving more lives than any other person, there are a couple of contenders for the top prize.  You could argue Edward Jenner, the person who invented the small pox vaccine.  You could argue Alexander Fleming, the person who discovered penicillin.  I’m going to go out on a limb and say that it was probably a little know character in history Norman Borloug, creator of a genetically modified dwarf wheat strain.

Today is Norman’s 100th birthday, so in celebration of this man’s contributions, I encourage you to watch:

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-tiffani

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