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“She Distracted Me!”

Posted on June 13, 2015 in Sexism And Patriarchy, Staff Picks, Taboos, The Drawing Room

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Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt recently made sexist comments about female scientists being a “trouble” in the lab, saying that “… You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticise them, they cry”. One wonders whether his lab rats are afflicted with the same syndrome.