Earlier: James D. Watson—A Modern Galileo
From my new book review in Taki’s Magazine:
by Steve Sailer, March 24, 2021
Walter Isaacson, the respected biographer of Steve Jobs, has turned his talents to Jennifer Doudna, who won last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry for co-inventing the CRISPR gene editing technique.
In his The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race, the scientist emerges as competent and competitive. But this best-seller’s most compelling personality turns out to be her canceled but unrepentant inspiration, James D. Watson, whom Isaacson and Doudna visit in his internal exile in 2019.
Read the whole thing there.