Qesem Cave’s 400,000 Year Old Stone Tool Making Classroom

Israel's Qesem cave is approx. 12 km east of Tel Aviv. At 420,000 to 220,000 years old, it is a lower Paleolithic site. Qesem cave has flint blades, scrapers, knives, as well as flakes and hammer stones. All stages of stool tool making has been found from the site. In 2010, archaeologists called it the the oldest... Continue Reading →

A discussion on the disparity between male and female performances in the basic sciences

I wanna know your thoughts on this issue. The issue is about cognitive differences between the sexes, which is always a hot anthropological issue. Recently, Sheril Kirshenbaum from The Intersection posted some examples of NSF's Science and Engineering Indicators 2008 report. The results of the report indicate that females are much less adept in answering... Continue Reading →

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