The following description comes from the event organizer.
Throughout history, poop has been used as a currency, as a weapon and as a medical treatment. We’ll explore how creatures large and small produce this crucial waste product, and discover how the evolution of the human gut may have been the key to our dominance in the animal kingdom.
Chelsea Whyte is a senior news editor at New Scientist magazine. She has worked as a staff journalist at New Scientist since 2017, in previous roles as a US reporter and as the physics and space news editor. She also co-hosts the Dead Planets Society podcast, which takes outlandish ideas about how to tinker with the cosmos – from unifying the asteroid belt to destroying the sun – and subjects them to the laws of physics.
SEPT 19, 7-9PM | Doors @ 6PM | Advance tickets recommended; $5 suggested donation
If you are unable to join us in person, you can watch on zoom. You must register in advance using this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.