Death of Dr. Andres Carrasco

May 10, 2014
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentine scientist who challenged Monsanto dies
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MICHAEL WARREN, The Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Dr. Andres Carrasco, an Argentine neuroscientist who challenged pesticide regulators to re-examine one of the world's most widely used weed killers, has died. He was 67.

Argentina's national science council announced Carrasco's death on Saturday. He had been in declining health.

Carrasco, a molecular biologist at the University of Buenos Aires and past-president of Argentina's CONICET science council, was a...

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