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Nobel bro-ffin: 'Girls in the lab fall in love with me ... then start crying'

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Old boffins

Does a Nobel make you more likely to put your foot in your mouth (J Watson, I'm looking at you!), or is it just that only the laureates get noticed when they do it?

I suspect that in most modern institutions, having your students and post-docs regularly bursting into tears would end up with a visit from HR with advice about bullying...

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