James D Watson pictured in Dublin in 2013.Photograph: Alan Betson

University College Cork staff have welcomed the decision by the university authorities to remove the name of American geneticist and Nobel Prize winne(...)

 American molecular biologist and  co-discoverer of the structure of DNA James Watson: Trump has not been good for science. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is clear that the pursuit of greatness has driven James Watson throughout his remarkable life. It was an essential motivator in his part in the di(...)

On April 25th, 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick of the Cavendish Laboratory, at Cambridge University, published their proposal of the doubl(...)