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December 2020

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Lunch Break Science #16 | Isaiah Nengo

December 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Paleoanthropologist Isaiah Nengo discusses ape evolution, plate tectonics, and the Miocene in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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Lunch Break Science #17 | Eduardo Fernandez-Duque

December 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Primatologist Eduardo Fernandez-Duque discusses owl monkey pair-bonding and parental care in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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January 2021

Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding

January 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Daniel Lieberman Exercised Event

Leakey Foundation grantee Daniel Lieberman discusses his latest book, Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding.

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Why Care About Hair?

January 12 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Join evolutionary biologists Tina Lasisi and Liz Tapanes to learn why our hair is the way it is.

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Lunch Break Science #18 | Amy Lu

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Leakey Foundation grantee Amy Lu discusses the effect of takeovers on gelada health and fitness in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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February 2021

Lunch Break Science #19 | Yohannes Haile-Selassie

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Yohannes Haile-Selassie appears on Lunch Break Science February 4, 2021

Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Yohannes Haile-Selassie, one of the world’s foremost experts in paleoanthropology, and learn about his work uncovering fossils in Ethiopia in this episode of Lunch Break Science.

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Lunch Break Science #20 | Jeremy DeSilva

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jeremy DeSilva appears on Lunch Break Science February 11, 2021

Jeremy DeSilva discusses the origins of upright walking and Charles Darwin’s contributions to the understanding of human evolution.

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A Most Interesting Problem

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Darwin sits on a turtle's back reading from a book on a beach

Join The Leakey Foundation for a free virtual celebration of Darwin’s birthday and the 150th anniversary of the publication of "The Descent of Man." This event brings together seven world-class scholars and science communicators to explore what Darwin got right and what he got wrong about the origin, history, and biological variation of humans.

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Lunch Break Science #21 | Dagmawit Getahun

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet Leakey Foundation Baldwin Fellowship Scholar Dagmawit Getahun and learn about the evolution of gelada monkeys and their ancestors.

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April 2021

The Chimpanzee Within Us

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
two chimpanzees interacting

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Anthropologists Alexandra Rosati and Zarin Machanda examine chimpanzee social lives, ecological context, and how they think and solve problems in this virtual lecture. Live April 7th at 4 pm Pacific - 5 pm Mountain - 6 pm Central - 7 pm Eastern only!

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