James Watson Just Can't Stop Talking at GET | GenomeWeb

The GET conference is underway in Cambridge and James Watson, one of the "personal genome pioneers" at the meeting, is letting his thoughts be known during the discussions. At this time in his life, Watson says he wasn't worried about what he might have learned from getting his genome sequenced. "If I were 20 I wouldn't want to know because you just worry. At 80 I don't worry if I'm going to get cancer," Watson said.

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