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The Human Biology Association is a vibrant nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to supporting and disseminating innovative research and teaching on human biological variation in evolutionary, social, historical, and environmental context worldwide.

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The Human Biology Association is a vibrant nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to supporting and disseminating innovative research and teaching on human biological variation in evolutionary, social, historical, and environmental context worldwide.

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Sausage of Science

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The Human Biology Association is a vibrant nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to supporting and disseminating innovative research and teaching on human biological variation in evolutionary, social, historical, and environmental context worldwide.

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Rank #1: SoS 38- Fire! with Andy Sorensen

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This week on this Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Andrew Sorensen, a post-doctoral researcher within the Human Origins and Material Culture Studies groups at the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden. Dr. Sorensen's work investigates pyrotechnology in the Palaeolithic, with a focus on fire use and fire making by Neandertals. Dr. Sorensen's work has been covered by a number of popular outlets, including The Washington Post. To get in touch with him, follow him on Twitter @Pyropithecus, or see his website with the University of Leiden: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/andrew-sorensen#tab-1. Check out some of Dr. Sorensen's awesome science communication work on Neandertals and fire here: https://natureecoevocommunity.nature.com/users/172684-andrew-sorensen/posts/37290-sparking-controversy-or-putting-out-the-fire As well as his latest article, "Neandertal fire-making technology inferred from microwear analysis", found here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-28342-9

Apr 15 2019
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Rank #2: SoS13: Milk Does Not Necessarily Do a Body Good with Andrea Wiley (Part B)

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In episodes 12 and 13, we interview Andrea Wiley from Indiana University and share an edit of her October 13, 2016 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Biocultural Perspectives and Biological ‘Normalcy’: The example of human consumption of cow’s milk.” Wiley is Professor of Anthropology and Director of Human Biology at Indiana University. She is the author of Re-imaging Milk (2011) and Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Culture of Dairy Consumption in India and the United States (2014). Wiley is also past president and secretary-treasurer of the Human Biology Association. For more about Wiley, go to her website: http://www.indiana.edu/~anthro/people/faculty/wileya.shtml. Photo of Andrea with Jim Bindon at her 2016 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology & Health lecture. The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn for the Publicity Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes. Contact the Sausage of Science and Human Biology Association: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation, Website: http://humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc Michaela Howells, Publicity Committee Chair, Email: howellsm@uncw.edu Cara Ocobock, Website: http://www.albany.edu/anthro/72074.php, Email: cocobock@albany.edu, Twitter: @CaraOcobock Chris Lynn, Website: http://cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter: @Chris_Ly

May 07 2018
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