This post has been updated to note Hunt's resignation.
Tim Hunt, who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2001, told attendees of a lunch in South Korea honoring women in science this week that he's not a fan of having women in the lab, according to Buzzfeed.
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Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.
The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.
CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.