James D. Watson

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James Dewey Watson KBE(Hon) ForMemRS (born April 6, 1928) is an American scientist, best known as one of the four discoverers of the structure of the DNA molecule.


  • "If we don't play god, who will?"
    • Reference: Five Part Television Series on PBS-TV entitled: DNA
  • "No one may have the guts to say this, but if we could make better human beings by knowing how to add genes, why shouldn't we?"
    • Reference: Editorial- "Risky Genetic Fantasies," The Los Angeles Times, p. M4 (July 29, 2001).
  • "There is only one science, physics: everything else is social work."

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