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The Botanic Age: Plants and Human Evolution

The Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston

This talk challenges the idea that stone tools and hunting fueled early human brain evolution. Instead, it suggests that the "Botanic Age," focusing on botanical innovations during the first three million years of hominin evolution, was crucial.


Survival of the Friendliest

What if the secret to “survival of the fittest” isn't strength, smarts, or power but rather the ability to connect and cooperate? Join evolutionary anthropologist and bestselling author Dr. Brian Hare and discover how cooperation and sociability have shaped the success of species like dogs, bonobos, and especially us humans.