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- Lab strips titles of genetic pioneer over race remarks Newsday
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James Watson is undoubtedly one of the world’s greatest living scientists. Awarded a Nobel Prize for his work unravelling the double-helix structure of DNA while still a young man, the geneticist went on to be a leading light in the molecular biology revolution that followed. He has led major research institutions and spearheaded the Human Genome Project, which successfully
Dr. James Watson told a recenty-aired PBS documentary that genes can cause a difference on average between blacks and whites in IQ tests.
James Watson, 90, shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for discovering that DNA was a double helix. Now Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, in New York, has removed his titles over remarks he made about race.
Eminent geneticist James Watson has had the last of his honorary titles stripped from him after doubling down on controversial statements about race and intelligence.