Latest Past Events

The Future of the Past with New Technology and Ancient Fossils

Commonwealth 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 Hair

American 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.