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Science Pub: Aging in the Amazon

Join the Science Pub for a fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature.

When: Monday, April 22, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: 21+

Categories: Special Events

Description:

At Science Pub, there’s no such thing as a dumb question. Whether you are a science genius or non-so-science-savvy, you are invited to participate in stimulating discussions and partake in some lively libations. Open to ages 21+ and no tickets or reservations are required. Be sure to get to Dargan’s early for a seat and order your favorite drink and treat.
Located at Dargan’s Santa Barbara on 18 E. Ortega St. Some street parking is available, and Lot #10 is conveniently located adjacent to Dargan’s (first 75 minutes free).

“Aging in the Amazon” with Dr. Michael Gurven
Anthropology Dept., UCSB

What does human aging and longevity look like in a world without healthcare, supermarkets and life insurance? Join Dr. Michael Gurven as he discusses the biology and anthropology of "growing old" in different environments. He'll touch upon the determinants of heart disease and diabetes, as well as the potential health benefits of our "old friends" - parasites!

Phone: 805-682-4711

Event posted April 9, 2013
Last updated April 9, 2013

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