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Obituary: biotech entrepreneur Zaffaroni dies aged 91

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Alejandro Zaffaroni, the biotechnology entrepreneur and Silicon Valley legend who co-founded a number of firms including Alexza, Affymetrix and Alza, has died aged 91 at his home in Atherton, California. The cause was complications of dementia, his assistant Ana Leech confirmed to the New York Times.

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