Recently, Nobel laureate Tim Hunt made the following comment in front of an audience at a conference in South Korea:

“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 criticize them they cry.”

Immediately after making those comments, Hunt resigned from his position as honorary professor at University College London. But not before a significant backlash from #distractinglysexy female scientists:

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