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DNA pioneer stripped of honors over 'reprehensible' race comments

James Watson, who discovered the double-helix structure of DNA alongside Francis Crick in the 1950s based on the work of British chemist Rosalind Franklin, said in a PBS film that genes cause a difference in intelligence between white and black people in IQ tests. The 90-year-old’s comments were labeled “reprehensible” by the Cold Spring Harbor… Read More »