Girl scientists can’t help being distractingly sexy

CHOOq4rWMAAuJcSAnd so they took to Twitter to apologize, cheetah poop and all.

I’d say this was an entirely appropriate response to Nobel laureate Tim Hunt’s remarks about women in labs, which included this:

“Let me tell you about my trouble with girls. 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.”

Oh, har, har. Yuck it up, as Hunt has since resigned from his honorary, no-pay position in London.

And thanks, Katti, for the link.

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  1. Let me tell you about my trouble with sexists. Three things happen when they open their mouths: they make a fool of themselves, people stop listening to anything they say, they have to resign from things, like honorary positions.

    He should know better.

  2. I do have to give him credit for owning the problem: ““Let me tell you about my trouble with girls….” He doesn’t actually SAY it’s universal, but that it’s HIS trouble with “girls.” Hope he’s learned a lesson from this.
    And good response, Jac.

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