Nobel Prize winner stripped of honors over racist comments
Updated 15:39, 17-Jan-2019

James Watson, a Nobel Prize-winning American scientist who co-discovered DNA, has been stripped of his honorary titles at a prestigious research laboratory, the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, for repeatedly expressing racist views in a documentary. He cited differences in IQ tests results to suggest black inferiority. The revoked titles include Chancellor Emeritus, Oliver R Grace Professor Emeritus, and Honorary Trustee.