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Science Speakeasy – A Giant Advantage: Baseball in Our Bones

San Francisco, CA

July 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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In this Science Speakeasy we’re stepping up to the pitcher’s mound! First, explore the connection between long distance precision throwing and our evolutionary split from other primates with evolutionary biologist Nathan Young, who uses modern technology to study human evolution. Then, San Francisco Giants’ official orthopedic surgeon Ken Akizuki will share how he keeps our Giants’ pitchers in optimum condition to win.

Explore the science behind our everyday lives at Science Speakeasy. Join us at Public Works for science, storytelling, experiments, food, drinks and conversation. These events are for adults ages 21+.

Doors open at 6:00 pm for drinks, food, and other fun.

The talks start at 7:00 pm.

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July 12, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Leakey Foundation


Public Works
161 Erie Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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