If It Weren't For Two Iowans, Billions Would Have Died of Starvation or Been Left in a Technological Dark Age

If It Weren't For Two Iowans, Billions Would Have Died of Starvation or Been Left in a Technological Dark Age

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Norman Borlaug and Robert Noyce aren't household names. But these two Iowans influenced the 20th century more than anyone else on Planet Earth. Borlaug created drought and disease-resistant varieties of wheat that thrived in poor soils throughout the planet. Because of him, billions in the developing world avoided starvation (they probably only missed it by about a decade). Noyce invented the integrated circuit and founded Intel. He is the father of Silicon Valley, the digital revolution, ... See More

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