Watson dings genetics, Irish, fellow Nobelist

by jeeg 27. March 2013 00:07
James Watson, who earned the Nobel Prize for helping figure out the structure of DNA, said Thursday that sequencing genes isn't proving to be particularly useful in fighting such diseases as cancer and that much of the research being done on the subject is irrelevant. Watson made the remarks during... [More]

James Watson, Discoverer of DNA: Patenting Human Genes Is “Lunacy”

by jeeg 18. July 2012 21:08
Recently, Dr. James Watson filed an amicus brief opposing gene patents in our lawsuit challenging the patents on two human genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Watson, along with Francis Crick, identified DNA’s ability to create life through its double helical st... [More]
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