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James Watson, the co-discoverer of DNA who claimed in October that black Africans are less intelligent than whites, is himself 16 percent African. That claim comes ... and Kari Stefansson of deCODE. Chris Wilson is a Slate contributor.
Slate · 12/14/2007
James Watson has long been a renegade ... Now Watson has run into another renegade--Kari Stefansson, head of deCODE Genetics, a biotech company in Iceland that has made repeated (and sometimes disputed) advances in deciphering the human …
ABC News Blogs · 12/16/2007
MELVILLE, NEW YORK — A laboratory says geneticist James Watson inherited 16 percent of his DNA from an African ancestor ... as chancellor of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Scientists at deCODE Genetics, a gene-tracking company in Reykjavik …
Chicago Tribune · 12/11/2007
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A couple of months ago, James Watson – who ... An Icelandic company called deCODE Genetics has analyzed a sample of Watson’s DNA and found that he likely had recent African ancestry. The irony is delicious, but unfortunately the science doesn ...
practical Ethics · 12/11/2007
A genome analysis performed on the DNA of James Watson, a 1962 Nobel Prize ... likely came from a black ancestor of African descent, The Independent reported Monday. The company that performed the analysis, deCODE Genetics, said people of …
United Press International · 12/10/2007
It turns out that 1962 Nobel laureate, James Watson, who recently made some disparaging ... would expect in someone who had a great-grandparent who was African,” observed Kari Stefansson of deCODE Genetics. “It was very surprising to get this …
ScienceBlogs · 12/10/2007
According to Newsday, News that geneticist James Watson inherited 16 percent of his DNA from an African ancestor may provide the Nobel Prize winner with a new perspective on his ancestry. I’ll say! Scientists at deCode Genetics, the highly respected ...
TIME Business & Money · 12/14/2007
Later this year, Harvard University researchers plan to launch an ambitious project, funded in part by Google, to decode the DNA of 100,000 ... by researcher Craig Venter, DNA guru James Watson, two African men and now, in a first for women, Kreik.
The Swamp · 5/27/2008
Contact wiredlabs@wired.com to report an issue ... Sequencing DNA codiscoverer James Watson's genome cost just under $1 million; Craig Venter, who has already sequenced his genome at least once, is now spending about $300,000 to have it read again.
Wired News · 11/17/2007
An analysis of the genome of James Watson showed that 16 per cent of his genes were likely to have come from a black ancestor of African ... who had a great-grandparent who was African," said Kari Stefansson of deCODE Genetics, whose company …
The Independent · 9/18/2011