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Scientist in the Spotlight: How We Store Body Fat

Presented by Natural History Museum of Utah at Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City UT

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Oct 06 2017
Scientist in the Spotlight: How We Store Body Fat

Even though humans and chimps share 98.6 percent of their genomic material, when it comes to body fat, chimps and humans are surprisingly very different. Humans can actually store fat far better than chimps—and body fat is extremely important to human evolution. The big mystery: how do humans do this?

Join biological anthropologist, Alan Achenbach, as he wrestles with this question on a genetic level. Talk to a real body fat expert, learn about the genome browsers Alan uses as a tool to look

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