Does the bias in science affect the results?

This week I read Kathleen Okruhlik’s article “Gender and the Biological Sciences” where she suggests that the sexist nature of science, specifically biology had epistemic consequences at one point in time. Since the hypothesis started with a sexist question, the bias would then nullify any results. However, in the quest to find biological evidence that men were more intelligent than women, we failed. So did the scientific method work? Even with the biased question, did they arrive at an objective answer by the standards of science?

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