Ancient mtDNA sheds some light on gender roles in Ancient Greece

Historians have for a long time thought ancient women of Greece were treated as property. That's because most of the written Grecian record came from Athens and wrote of women as inferior creatures, scarcely more intelligent than children. The little bit we know about the other Greek states was more often than not written by... 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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