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Nobel scientist apologises for 'girls in lab' comments

June 10th, 2015

Episode 423 of 1340 episodes

The Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt has been criticised following comments made in a speech at a conference in South Korea. Talking about women in the lab he said “three things happen when they are in the lab: you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticise them they cry.” He’s caused a storm on social media.

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