Science Speakeasy

Science Speakeasy

Explore the science behind our everyday lives at Science Speakeasy. Join us at Public Works for science, storytelling, experiments, food, drinks and conversation.

Upcoming Events

San Francisco, CA

Science Speakeasy - Evolution and Gender Revolution

06.20.17  6:00 pmThis Science Speakeasy celebrates gender diversity. First, we’ll explore the evolutionary origins of gender with evolutionary anthropologist Stephanie Meredith, whose fieldwork with primates has taken her to Madagascar and Ethiopia. Then Madeline Deutsch of UCSF will discuss her work providing primary care for people in the transgender, gender non-binary, gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer communities.

San Francisco, CA

Science Speakeasy No. 3 - A Giant Advantage: Baseball in our Bones

07.12.17  6:00 pmIn this Science Speakeasy we’re stepping up to the pitcher’s mound! Explore the connection between precision throwing and our evolutionary split from other primates with evolutionary biologist Nathan Young. Then, San Francisco Giants’ official orthopedic surgeon Ken Akizuki will share how he keeps our Giants’ pitchers in optimum condition to win.


Being Human | Robert Sapolsky

The Primates Who Tell Stories | Tania Lombrozo

Speaking of Sex | David Puts

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