Food hero memorialized in China

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 4:09pm

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China is mourning the death of scientist Yuan Longping, whose agricultural discoveries saved millions of people from hunger. The World's Patrick Winn tells host Carol Hills how Yuan developed strains of rice that produce much higher yields — helping to prevent famine in many parts of the world.