Prof. Massimo Pigliucci, of theStonybrook Institute in New York,is a biologist and a philosopher who has published about a hundred technical papers and several bookson evolutionary biology.He is a fellow of the American Associationfor the Advancement of Science, selected for fundamental studies of genotype by environmental interactions and for public defense ofevolutionary…
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SciA: 26 Feb 09 Evolutionary Footsteps; Brain and Beauty; Age and Memory; African Violets and Anthrax
They are 1.5 million years old – footprints from our ancestors found in Kenya which could explain how we evolved to walk and migrate; Men and Women are obviously different but now it seems the way the decide what is beautiful or not is different too and can be seen happening in the brain; How we can combat the decline of memory in old age?; and stop the pathogens, stop the disease – what is the link between African Violets and deadly disease Anthrax?
Produced by the Minnesota Atheists. Directed by Mike Haubrich . Host Stephanie Zvan . Guest Interviewer Lynn Fellman .