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Nobel prize winner Norman Borlaug passes away

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Texas, Sep 13: Norman Borlaug, the nobel prize winner and an agricultural scientist died of cancer. He was 95-years-old.

Borlaug, also known as 'father of green revolution' won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970, for his role in fighting world hunger.

He introduced high-yield crops and other agricultural innovations in the developing world.

Kathleen, the spokeswoman for Phillips Texas A&M University said Borlaug died just before 11 PM on Saturday, Sep 12, at his home in Dallas.

The Iowa-born Borlaug retained an active life in his 90's campaigning for the use of biotechnology to fight hunger and worked on poverty eradication projects.

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