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Living Color: The Biological & Social Meaning of Skin Color
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Living Color: The Biological & Social Meaning of Skin Color

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 7:00p

Dr. Nina Jablonski--Professor of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University & Academy Fellow. Wed, May 15th 7:00 pm in Tusher African Hall. Throughout the history of Homo sapiens, skin pigmentation has been a highly labile trait, and similar skin tones have evolved independently numerous times. Skin pigmentation results from an evolutionary compromise between the conflicting demands of protection against ultraviolet radiation and production of vitamin D, and represents one of the best examples of… Show more

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California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 379-8000
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