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Nobel Scientist James Watson Stripped Of Titles For 'Reprehensible' Race Remarks
He said in a documentary that he finds "no joy" in what he said are the differences in intelligence between blacks and whites.
Wildlife Conservation Society
In 20 Short Years, We've Wiped Out 10 Percent Of Earth’s Wilderness
And unless our conservation strategy changes, it will likely only get worse.
DNA Study Yields Big Surprise About The Tiny 'Molecule Of Life'
Forget about the static little ladder you heard about in biology class. DNA wiggles like crazy and keeps changing its shape.
CULTURE & ARTS
First Nighter: Nicole Kidman in "Photograph 51" and Other London Recommendations
Writer, Drama Critic
By now it's well known to theatergoers that Nicole Kidman is back on stage and in Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51 after a 17-year lapse. She's returned in a piece noticeably different from her last offering, The Blue Room, where she gained beaucoup publicity for appearing totally undressed.
James Watson's Nobel Prize Fetches Record Sum At Auction
If you're James Watson, who shared a 1962 Nobel for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA, it's worth about $4.76
Jamie Lynn Spears' Wedding Dress Transforms Her Into The Belle Of Her Big Day
According to E! News, Maddie, Jamie Lynn's 5–year–old daughter, served as flower girl, while Britney's sons were ring bearers
Guess What? Racism Isn't Good Science
Author and observer
I think it's fair to say that Richwine is making a fraudulent argument that, contrary to his claims of good science, is the product of his own personal and ideological needs rather than of any good data. The interesting question is why he needs to do this.
The 2012 Pearl Meister Greengard Award: Honoring Joan A. Steitz, PhD, for her Pioneering Work in RNA Biology
Director of Science Outreach, The Rockefeller University; meta...
Dr. Steitz will be honored as the 2012 Pearl Meister Greengard Award recipient on the evening of November 29th at The Rockefeller University's iconic Caspary Auditorium.
Rethinking the Nature of Life
Robert Lanza, M.D.
Scientist, theoretician and author, 'Beyond Biocentrism'
According to biocentrism, the mind transcends space and time in that they're
tools, and not the other way around. This conception of reality dissolves human individuality.
The Sordid History of Human Intelligence Goes On
author, Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide i...
Upon what scientific basis did James Watson, the eminent scientist, make his claim about differences in intelligence between Africans and those of European descent?
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Call it the Bigfoot Stumble
Professor of Journalism, Boston University
There's a huge group of people out there who believe an apology is due to political correctness, shutting up someone who is delivering an uncomfortable truth.
Science vs. Wisdom
CoAuthor, 'Super Genes'; Founder, The Chopra Foundation
James Watson isn't the first gene devotee who subscribes to the crude notion that biology is destiny. Such a belief runs contrary to even the most basic kind of wisdom.
The Deep Peril in the Latest Round of Cosby Mythmaking
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
When Cosby speaks, people listen. The problem is what they're hearing is only a skewed, mangled view of the cause and effect of racial problems in America.
How Not to End a Career: The Racism of James D. Watson
Like "intelligence", the term "race" is ill-defined in science. The extent to which racial classifications of humans reflect any underlying biological reality is highly controversial.
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