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Reading and Slides for 11/17/08

Here is a preview of the slides for this monday’s talk:

Evolution of Diabetes

This is an extra reading that I did not include in the original list. Dr. Kuzawa wrote this chapter for a new book “Evolutionary Anthropology”. This work explains his hypothesis about the fixed needs of the brain and the role of blood glucose in stressed infants.


This one is not on eReserve. Email me if you are unable to download it here.

Also, in case you missed it. Evolutionary medicine made the New York Times with a mention of David Haig, the Harvard scientist who wrote the reading on reproductive conflict:

New York Times article

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Joe Alcock

Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine

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