Feminism Ends 72-Year-Old Nobel Scientist’s Career

Tim Hunt, British scientist and 2001 winner of the Nobel Prize in physiology, was threatened with termination if he didn’t resign from his position at the University College London (UCL) after he made a joke about working with female scientists.  At a conference in South Korea earlier in June, the 72-year-old biochemist made the following comment that made his career come to a screeching halt:

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