Multi-award winning science journalist Gary Taubes presents his controversial findings in his first Australian lecture. Gary is the author of the popular book Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control ,and Disease.
Eighth Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture - February 25, 2010, at the Linda Hall Library
Did humans become human when they developed the ability to create and use tools or was it when they learned to flambé? Richard Wrangham, author of "Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human," explores the role of cooking in evolution.
Dr. Wrangham is the Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University, Curator of Primate Behavioral Biology at the Peabody Museum, and Director of the Kibale Chimpanzee Project in Uganda.
Video produced by The Video Works of Roeland Park, Kansas.