SciCafe: How Plants Domesticated Humans
American Museum of Natural History, 77th St. Entrance, Manhattan
6:30pm doors, 7pm start
Humans have domesticated plant and animals for agriculture for thousands of years. What is less well-known is that plants have also had a significant effect on human biology and evolution. Join anthropologist Fatimah Jackson to discuss the fascinating story of co-evolution between plants and humans. Learn how the new field of epigenetics is helping us understand how the interaction of plants and people over time has altered the course of human history.