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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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.