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CORRESPONDENCE For quiet students, finding a voice is the first step towards taking a stand SIR — As a Chinese graduate student studying in Canada, I often hear stories that reflect your News Feature “Taking a stand” (Nature 438, 278–279; 2005), about my Asian colleagues feeling mistreated by their lab-mates. The Ontario Human Rights Code states that “individuals have the right to equal opportunities in the workplace and to an educational environment free of harassment because of colour, age, sex, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, religion and handicap”.

We tend to accept this imagery without a second thought, because it is so familiar. But it arose at a particular point in history and carried with it specific associations and meanings that could be adapted to specific contexts. The image of the Virgin Mary kneeling comes from one of the visions of Saint Bridget, a fourteenth-century Swedish noblewoman. Her vision, she said, made her an eye-witness to Christ’s birth: “The Virgin, kneeling with great reverence, placed herself in prayer, with her back to the crib.

Andrew Whiten Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution and Scottish Primate Research Group, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, South Street, St Andrews KY16 9JP, Scotland Women’s efforts are more than a drop in the ocean SIR — As an oceanographer I enjoyed your recent Insight on Bio-oceanography (Nature 437, 335–368; 2005). But the only female author in this section was the senior editor who wrote the introduction. This is quite surprising, considering the number of highly qualified women in biological oceanography.

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