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08.17.16

Grantee Spotlight: Evelyn Pain

Grantee Spotlight
Evelyn Pain is currently a PhD candidate at Stony Brook University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Functions of male woolly monkey morphological variation in Yasuní, Ecuador."
08.15.16

Being Human: Born and Evolved to Run

Being Human, Guest Post
Running. Some people love it, getting in the zone and enjoying that “runner’s high”. Some people tolerate it as a necessary way to stay fit. Others, and I admit I’m in this camp, can’t see the appeal, unless they’re being chased by some terrifying beast or a swarm of bees….
07.27.16

Grantee Spotlight: Amy Lu

Grantee Spotlight
Amy Lu in the field with wild geladas.
Dr. Amy Lu is an assistant professor at Stony Brook University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled “Understanding weaning trajectories in a wild primate – the gelada (Theropithecus gelada).” Weaning is a critical life history transition for primates and other mammals. In humans,… more »