"Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory acknowledges and appreciates Dr. Watson's substantial scientific legacy, including his role as founding director of the Human Genome Project and his critical leadership in the development of research and education at the Laboratory during his prior tenure as director and president", CSHL said.
"Dr. Watson's statements are reprehensible, unsupported by science, and in no way represent the views of (the laboratory), its trustees, faculty, staff or students".
"The Laboratory condemns the misuse of science to justify prejudice", it added.
"All our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours - whereas all the testing says not really", he told the Times newspaper at the time.
While the DNA pioneer also expressed his hope for everyone to be equal, he added that "people who have to deal with black employees found this is not true". There's a "difference on the average between blacks and whites on IQ tests", he said.
An apology and retraction was issued by Watson that year following worldwide public outcry, although reports noted the scientists' statement rang false.
Watson's new comments came in an on-camera interview with Mark Mannucci, producer of a documentary that aired last week on PBS as part of its "American Masters" series, which profiles individuals who have made a major contribution to American culture. "I would say the difference is, it's genetic".
The Timesreported that Watson's family said he was unable to respond, having been in medical care since a auto accident in October.
Watson has long expressed questionable views, including a 1997 interview in which he expressed unreserved support for abortion rights - something that might have been relatively uncontroversial had he not specifically mentioned fetuses determined to have hypothetical genes leading to homosexuality, dyslexia, or a lack of musical or sports talent as valid reasons to terminate a pregnancy.
During a lecture tour in 2000, he suggested there might be links between a person's weight and their level of ambition and between skin color and sexual prowess.
He and British biologist Dr Crick were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962 for their discovery nine years earlier of the double helix structure of DNA, the molecules that carry all the genetic information determining how we grow, function and reproduce.
"My dad's statements might make him out to be a bigot and discriminatory", Rufus Watson said to the AP.
Jake Patterson had, as it turns out, worked at the same turkey processing plant, but only for a single day three years ago. Naiberg said the family recorded video of her parents' funeral for her with hopes that it might give her a bit of closure.
The powerful Shiite militant Hezbollah, which acts independently in Lebanon, has yet to comment on the Israeli discoveries. It was 55 metres deep and ran 800 metres inside Lebanese territory and also "dozens" of metres into Israel, he said.
Justin Amash of MI , tweeted, "This is an embrace of racism, and it has no place in Congress or anywhere". And the Congressional Black Caucus was not the only entity to come out against King on Saturday.
Temperatures this morning are sticking in the mid to lower 30s and highs this afternoon won't really increase from there either. The NWS is advising those in Washington, DC, Central Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Eastern West Virginia to stay indoors.
Flu is widespread in 30 states, according to the latest data, and the season is expected to last for several more weeks. The CDC said that reported cases tend to increase in November before peaking between December and February.
Images carried by Iran's state-run media showed the burned-out tail of the plane sticking out, surrounding by charred homes. The incident occurred close to Fath airport west of the capital, Tehran, on Monday, the semi-official news agency said.
WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO may come out of retirement in April to take on Dillian Whyte at Wembley, according to reports. Anthony Joshua now holds four of the heavyweight belts but has been accused of ducking his rivals.
He immediately came under criticism on social media , with users saying that his ambitious plans were a publicity stunt. In return, Logan Paul was supposed to keep the joke going by assuming the archetypal Vegan impression, but he didn't.
But expectations were tempered when a spokesperson for Harris told The Hill no imminent announcement was planned. A book tour and a flurry of TV appearances enable the California senator to launch a campaign on her own terms.
Nadal flies into Open round two as Sharapova sends warning
Former world number one Sharapova barely raised a sweat in her 6-0 6-0 rout of British qualifier Dart in Melbourne on Monday. Sharapova said she was still feeling pain in her right shoulder despite sitting out the end of last season after the U.S.
Chris Pratt engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger
Katherine is the elder daughter of actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger and broadcast journalist Maria Shriver . The post also featured a picture of the couple embracing and Schwarzenegger wearing an engagement ring.
Tehran Warns Poland: Don't Side with U.S. Against Iran
Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said the summit was being held because U.S. sanctions had failed to bring Iran to its knees. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the planned event in Poland as a "desperate anti-Iran circus".
Lil Uzi Vert Says He’s ‘Done With Music’
The Philadelphia rapper signed to Atlantic in 2014, having self-released two projects earlier. Lil Uzi also got a solo Grammy nod past year for Best New Artist, losing out to Alessia Cara.