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James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race
« on: January 13, 2019, 07:08:46 PM »
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Lab revokes honorary titles for Nobel Prize winner James Watson after repeated racist comments
N'dea Yancey-Bragg, USA TODAY Published 4:20 p.m. ET Jan. 13, 2019 | Updated 5:02 p.m. ET Jan. 13, 2019

Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson has been stripped of his honorary titles at the laboratory he once led after doubling down on racist comments.

Watson, who discovered DNA’s double helix structure alongside Francis Crick and Rosalind Franklin in the 1950s, said that genes cause a difference on IQ tests between blacks and whites in a recent PBS documentary "American Masters: Decoding Watson."

The leaders of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island said his comments were “reprehensible, unsupported by science,” in a statement.

Read more at: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/01/13/dna-pioneer-james-watson-honors-racist-comments/2565503002/

More reading: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46856779

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Re: James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2019, 11:45:08 AM »
Proves that to some people, everything, including science, MUST be viewed through a Racial lens.

In the same way, They are attempting to delegitimize the Founders of this country.
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Re: James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2019, 03:41:37 PM »
Just another example of the new Lysenkoism.
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Re: James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2019, 03:53:51 PM »
Proves that to some people, everything, including science, MUST be viewed through a Racial lens.

In the same way, They are attempting to delegitimize the Founders of this country.

Racial consciousness/racial sensitivity is the all purpose lever by which they are disassembling the republic. As long society is in mortal fear of being called a racist the left will continue to hold it by the nose while they fundamentally transform it into their own image.
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