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'How Science Got Women Wrong', And Quixotic's Creative Process

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Quixotic Cirque Nouveau

For centuries, research about women has been flawed. Today, we learn how gender and cultural bias has affected scientific study.  Author and journalist Angela Saine says new research refutes the long-held view that women are inferior. Also, we explore the creative process behind the Kansas City performance art group Quixotic. Hear how their latest project combines acrobatics, modern ballet, and digital projections with the music of Radiohead in a new telling of an old folk tale.

Quixotic will perform 'Firebird' at the University of Kansas' Lied Center at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9. For more information, visit Lied.KU.edu.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.