Evolutionary biologists argue that no study of human health or evolution is complete without considering the trillions of microbes that live in us or on us—our microbiome. In this SciCafe, join molecular anthropologist Christina Warinner as she explores how scientists are reconstructing the ancestral human microbiome to better understand the lives and health of our ancestors.

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This lecture took place at the Museum on April 6, 2016. To learn about upcoming SciCafe events, visit amnh.org/scicafe. To listen to the full lecture, visit http://www.amnh.org/explore/news-blogs/podcasts/scicafe-how-paleo-is-your-diet

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

This SciCafe event is presented in collaboration with The Leakey Foundation.

SciCafe: How “Paleo” is Your Diet?, The Secret World Inside You, and related activities are generously supported by the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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