Latest Past Events
The Future of the Past with New Technology and Ancient FossilsCommonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing human origins research and changing the way we understand our uniquely human traits. In this lecture, Gordon P. Getty Award laureate Dr. Carol Ward will guide us through the process of finding fossils and using modern approaches to unlock their secrets.
At the Root of Human HairAmerican Museum of Natural History 56 West 81st St., New York
In this in-person talk, biological anthropologist Dr. Tina Lasisi teases out the mysteries behind why humans have scalp hair and why we may have developed different hair textures as we've evolved.
Lunch Break Science: 3.5 Million-Year-Old Ancestors Found Near Nairobi
Meet East Africa's first female paleoanthropologist Dr. Emma Mbua and learn about an Australopithicus fossil site on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya.