A top scientist actually said women shouldn’t work in the same labs as men

June 10, 2015 admin No comments

Tim Hunt admitted that he was a chauvinist (Picture Getty)

Tim Hunt admitted that he was a chauvinist (Picture Getty)

A Nobel prize-winning scientist stunned a science conference in South by suggesting that men shouldn’t work in the same labs as women.

English biochemist Tim Hunt said: ‘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.’

In his defence, Hunt admitted that he was a bit of a ‘chauvinist’ and he did apologise for “being honest”.

Actually, hang on, that’s not a defence.

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