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Prehistoric gender roles reexamined after grave find

A Bronze Age grave containing metal-working tools has been found to have belonged to a woman, surprising researchers who previously believed metalwork was a job carried out exclusively by men. The Museum of Ancient History in Lower Austria says the grave originates from the Bronze Age around 2,000 years before the

Spanish skulls grew over 300 year span

An analysis of Spanish skulls spanning 300 years has revealed that while the crania of both sexes grew over that time, female crania grew larger than male ones. This conclusion is based on examinations of more than 200 crania — the part of the skull that holds the brain — contained