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Teen Sci Cafe: Primate Palate–Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution

Part of Teen SciCafe

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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Speaker: Erin Vogel, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor at The Department of Anthropology and the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies, Rutgers University 

Dr. Erin Vogel shares her research on wild orangutans from the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo, illuminating how the diet, behavior, and metabolism of our primate cousins can provide insights on human conditions.

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The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.

Teen SciCafe: Primate Palate: Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution, and related activities are generously supported by the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

This SciCafe is presented in collaboration with The Leakey Foundation.